Thursday, October 15, 2015

Landspout Tornado

We just learned that a funnel cloud is a type of cloud that is almost a tornado but does not touch the ground.

Another type of tornado is called a landspout.
This type looks like a long tube coming up from the ground, and then connecting to the funnel cloud at the top.

(from: wikipedia - landspout)

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