How Far do Tornadoes Travel

How Far Do Tornadoes Travel?

Tornadoes are violent columns of rotating winds that come into contact with the Earth’s surface. A powerful natural weather phenomenon, each tornado is so unpredictable and erratic that it’s difficult to know exactly how a given tornado will behave. But data has helped meteorologists make some interesting findings. This article is about how tornadoes travel …

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Tornado vs Tsunami

Tornado vs Tsunami Comparison (what’s the difference?)

They both start with a T, and they are both pretty destructive. When you hear about a tornado or a tsunami, you know it is going to be big news. Both are forces of nature that serve humans a big slice of humble pie, but what is the difference between a tornado vs tsunami?

Landspout Tornado

What is a Landspout Tornado?

Landspout tornadoes are a type of tornado with a condensation funnel that is narrow and rope-like in shape. This kind of tornado develops while a thunderstorm cloud is still in the growth process and when there is a lack of rotating updraft. Rotating updraft is a spinning motion that begins near the ground level. 

How Does a Tornado Stop

How Does a Tornado Stop?

Despite the fact that we’ve known about tornadoes for thousands of years and that meteorologists are actively studying them (and have been doing so for decades), there are still a lot of unknowns about these storms. We already know a fair amount about how twisters start, but many people wonder how does a tornado stop? …

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Multi Vortex Tornado

What is a Multi-Vortex Tornado? (and how do they form)

A multi-vortex tornado or multiple-vortex tornado is, as the name suggests, a tornado that consists of several vortices revolving around a principal vortex. These are known as subvortices or suction vortices. Here’s a guide to the science behind multi-vortex tornadoes, how they form and sustain themselves, and what exactly causes them.