Environment Canada has confirmed a tornado touched down yesterday near Alexander, just west of Brandon.

A tornado warning was issued for southwestern Manitoba shortly after 5:00 p.m.

The tornado touched down at around 5:40 p.m.Thursday evening, and was on the ground for about 10 to 15 minutes.

Environment Canada says there haven't been any reports on the extent of any damage or injuries at this time, however posts on social media show that multiple power lines and trees were knocked over.

This comes days after a tornado touched down near Virden on Friday night, killing 2 and injuring another.