Danville official says tornado caused $2.4M in damage

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DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — A Danville official says a tornado earlier this week caused $2.4 million of damage to the Virginia city.

The Register & Bee reports City Manager Ken Larking gave the estimate during a city council meeting Tuesday.

Larking says the damage includes $800,000 to public infrastructure and $1.6 million to private infrastructure.

The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado with winds of 110 mph (180 kph) touched down Sunday in the southside city. Storms also struck Lynchburg and Campbell and Amherst counties on Sunday, leaving significant damage.