Man casually mows lawn while tornado rages behind him
An Alberta, Canada, man is making headlines after his wife snapped a photo of him casually mowing their lawn on Friday evening while a tornado swirled behind him.
A tornado warning was issued in Alberta after a twister touched down shortly after 5 p.m. near the community of Wimborne on June 2, according to CTVnews.
But Theunis Wessels wasn't about to let a little inclement weather stop him from accomplishing his daily chores.
His wife, Cecilia Wessels, snapped a photo of her husband cooly cutting the grass as the impending twister loomed in the background.
When Mrs. Wessels says she didn't really think much of the spectacular shot after she first took it.
"I literally took the picture to show my mum and dad in South Africa, 'Look there's a tornado,' and now everyone is like, 'Why is your husband mowing the lawn?'" she told the Times Colonist. "Our whole street, everyone was on their back patios taking pictures."
As for Mr. Wessels? He says he felt equally unimpressed by the twirling vortex of doom.
"It looks much closer if you look in the photo, but it was really far away. Well, not really far, far away, but it was far away from us," he told the outlet.
"I was keeping an eye on it."