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A man in Canada casually decided to mow his lawn as a tornado loomed in the background


A photo of a man mowing his lawn as a tornado looms in the background has caused quite a storm on social media.

Cecilia Wessels of Three Hills, Canada -- which is part of the province of Alberta -- snapped a photo of her husband, Theunis, mowing the lawn as a twister was coming through their area on Friday.  

“My beast mowing the lawn with a breeze in his hair,” Cecilia Wessels captioned the photo on Facebook. 

Cecilia Wessels told the Canadian Press that mowing was on her husband's to-do list and he had just started when she went to take a nap. Their 9-year-old daughter woke Cecilia up after spotting something that resembled a tornado. The little girl said her father refused to come inside because the storm was moving away from them. 

"It looks much closer if you look in the photo, but it was really far away," Theunis Wessels told the Canadian Press. "Well, not really far, far away, but it was far away from us." 

Theunis Wessels added that he had been "keeping an eye on it."

The twister touched down near the Wimborne community and damage some property in that area, ABC News reports. 

Dramatic video of the tornado touching down near a highway in Alberta has also made its rounds on social media. 

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