We do not get tornados in Australia, never have and never will, more than likely a squall is what would have been responsible for the damage.
We absolutely definitely unequivocally without-a-shadow-of-a-doubt no-correspondence-will-be-entered-into that's-all-folks DO
get tornados in Australia.
And no, I'm not quoting from Wikipedia.
How does the Bureau of Meterology grab you?Tornado causes severe damage in Kakadu National Park
Maybe not enough of them to have a film with Helen Hunt in it, but they do occur in this country.