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An Ontario lavender farmer says she's "devastated" after a tornado completely destroyed her barn, which ripped through parts of southern Ontario on Sunday.

On Tuesday, Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down in southern Ontario over the weekend, leaving behind a "long track of damage."

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It's a bit hot in Ottawa heading into the mid-week, feeling up to 40 C in some areas, with a severe thunderstorm watch for Wednesday evening.

Shortly after 3 p.m. on June 22, temperatures at the International Airport sat around 27 C, with a 60% chance of rain. But according to The Weather Network, it felt more like 34 C in the capital city.

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So many Ontarians were left in the dark this past week. According to Hydro One, over 200,000 hydro users had no power following Wednesday's severe storm, which saw winds soaring to 106 km/h in some spots. The Northern Tornadoes Project was even looking into possible tornadoes near Oshawa and Carleton Place.

"Thunderstorms and high winds are resulting in power outages in parts of central and eastern ON," Hydro One tweeted following the storm. "Our crews are responding as quickly and safely as possible."

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Belleville was hit pretty hard by Thursday's storm in Ontario, which pounded roofs and trees with its blustering 106 km/h winds and "torrential downpours."

In the afternoon of June 16, a harsh storm blasted through Ontario and southern Quebec, following a severe thunderstorm and tornado watch. It left several thousand hydro users without power in its wake, as per Hydro One.

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Towards the end of May — hundreds of thousands of households in Ottawa went without power for several days. But judging by Rogers Communications and other companies' billing practices, the May derecho storm may as well not have happened.

At least, that's what some folks are saying once they saw no changes made to their bills after having no power for days.

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