Ten people have been hospitalised after a tornado swept across Victoria's northeast.
Roofs have been ripped off houses and buildings damaged as the wild weather hit about 8pm (AEDT) on Thursday, an SES spokesman said.
The tornado swept along Murray river townships near Bundalong, Rutherglen and Yarrawonga.
The SES fielded 60 calls for help in the region with 10 people hospitalised for injuries.
The spokesman said the greatest trauma risk was from falling buildings and roofs.
"It becomes dangerous and deadly debris," he said.
While the weather appeared to be a tornado, authorities had not yet officially confirmed it, the spokesman said.
"It definitely has tornado like patterns. Certainly that's what it looks like," he said.He said powerlines in the area are likely to be down.
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