VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – An EF-3 tornado touched down Sunday night in the northeast part of Virginia Beach, leaving behind lots of damage but fortunately no reported injuries.

On Monday morning, the National Weather Service Wakefield confirmed the EF-3, the first one ever for the city. That’s considered a “strong” tornado with winds between 136-165 mph, just two notches below the strongest tornadoes, the EF-5 with winds above 200 mph.

“We have confirmed an EF-3 tornado occurred in the Great Neck portion of the city of Virginia Beach yesterday evening. The storm survey is still ongoing and additional details will be released later today.”

The suspected path of the April 30, 2023 Virginia Beach tornado

Below you will find a gallery of images submitted by viewers and WAVY crews of the damage.

Chopper 10 captures the damage

Chopper 10 captured the damage from the Virginia Beach tornado on Monday morning.

More reported tornado damage

Photos from the City of Virginia Beach

Ride along with Virginia Beach PD

10 On Your Side’s Andy Fox went on a ride along with Virginia Beach Police Department to survey the damage.

WAVY will add images to the gallery as we receive them.

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