(Reuters) - Workers at Chevron's Pascagoula refinery in Mississippi were evacuated after a tornado hit the plant on Sunday afternoon, according to a website affiliated to NBC.

It was not immediately clear if the incident affected operations at the 340,000 barrel-per-day refinery and the company was not immediately available for comment.

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(Reporting by Arpan Varghese in Bengaluru)