What are tornadoes?
Tornadoes are similar to hurricanes, given that they are also violent, whirling gusts of air that rotate while hitting the ground. They are usually accompanied by heavy rainfall, hailstone, thunders and lightning. Tornadoes develop rapidly and move at high speeds.
to the Fujita Scale, tornadoes are classified into F0-F1-F2-F3-F4-F5.
Wind intensity is given in both MPH and KM/H,
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