NEW YORK — A tornado wreaked havoc in parts of New York on Saturday as a series of thunderstorms touched down in the tri-state area and dumped rain overnight, authorities confirmed.

There were multiple storm damage reports detailing downed trees, power lines and extensive destruction in Sullivan County, a few hours north of New York.

National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed parts of the county on Sunday and confirmed that a tornado was responsible for the previous night’s destruction.

The storm blew off the roof of a building, uprooted trees and downed power lines that left Roscoe, a town in Sullivan County, with virtually no power. An estimated 15,000 customers lost power at the height of the storm’s activity.

At the Callicoon Center, people were reportedly trapped inside a house when it was hit by a potential tornado. two barns in Apple Pond Farm they also suffered heavy damage.

There were no immediate reports of injuries from Saturday’s bad weather.

The National Weather Service said surveyors would be in Roscoe, Callicoon Center and Jeffersonville Sunday morning. A more detailed report of tornado activity is expected later today.

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