Definition- Tornadoes are a mobile, destructive of violently rotating winds having the appearance of a funnel-shaped cloud and advancing beneath a large storm system.
How do Tornadoes Form?
A tornado form by a change in wind direction and an increase in wind speed with increase height creates an invisible horizontal spinning effect in the lower atmosphere. Rising air within the updraft tilts the rotating air from horizontal to vertical. When a lot of moisture is faced with the cold front can trigger a tornado.
A tornado called the Tri-State tornado touched down on march 8, 1925. The tornado caused nearly 700 deaths and 1,300 were injured the tornado caused $17,000,000 in damage. The Joplin tornado in the United States of America touched down on march 22, 2011 and the tornado caused $3,000,000,000 in damage.
Impact the tornado caused
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