Thursday, October 29, 2015

Waterspout Tornado

We just learned about the Multiple Vortex Tornado.

Another type of tornado is called a Waterspout.

A waterspout tornado is a tornado that happens out over the ocean or very large lake.

These tornadoes can sometimes suck up fish, frogs or turtles that are near the surface of the water, and whip them up into the air inside the tornado.

Sometimes when the waterspout tornado gets closer to land, it can throw the fish that it had sucked up into the tornado out over the land, and it will rain fish on the land.

It has rained fish as far as 100 miles away from the coast of the water, so the fish can be carried very far!

(from: wikipedia - waterspout)

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