A number of tornados were seen touching down Sunday evening in western Massachusetts and Connecticut.
Damage was reported from towns situated along the path of the storm as violent winds snapped trees like twigs.
Video footage showed residents taking cover in their homes and cars as the storms passed overheard.
A number of tornadoes touched down in western Massachusetts and in Connecticut as a storm tore through the region on Sunday evening
One resident was able to film the passing tornado from the safety of his car as it passed through his neighborhood
Powerlines were downed and trees were snapped like twigs, strewn here across a railroad
Previously firm trees were uprooted and the results captured on film and posted online
Residents are pictured taking a look at the damage after a tornado passed close to their homes
Stills shared on social media showed the damage the storm left behind with powerlines downed and trees flattened.
Tornado warnings ended up being triggered in Berkshire County, Hampshire County and western Hampden County in Massachusetts along with northwestern Litchfield County in Connecticut.
Damage was reported from towns in the path of the storm, with photos showing downed trees in communities.
After multiple tornadoes touched down Sunday evening in western Massachusetts and Connecticut, damage was reported from towns in the path of the storm. Photos showed downed trees in communities.
Debris from nearby trees along with several in the distance are seen completely downed leaving a road and nearby railroad blocked
Some trees were seen to have snapped like little twigs, while part of a fence also blew down
The National Weather Service issues a warning at 7:30pm for southwestern Hampshire County and northwestern Hampden County in western Massachusetts where residents were urged to take cover immediately.
After the tornados were deemed to no longer be a risk, the storms continued with the area hit by several severe thunderstorms according to
This road was completely blocked after part of a tree was severed landing on the highway
One resident was able to capture footage of the tornado passing by in the near distance
Blue skies followed the storms after the tornado passed on by
Parts of a tree landed were seen to have landed on a building in rural Connecticut
A reporter with NBC News in Connecticut, Matt Austin, tweeted pictures near Falls Village
Other residents posted photos online as the storms passed through rural neighborhoods
Meteorologist Nick Bannin with 22News in Massachusetts posted photos from Tolland in the state