Articles tagged "rare tornado"

tornado bolivia dec 8 2019

Rare tornado forms at over 4 023 m (13 200 feet) in Bolivia, possibly one of the highest-altitude twisters ever

A rare tornado hit an area near the El Alto International Airport -- the highest airport in the world at 4 058 m (13 313 feet) -- in Bolivia on Sunday, December 8, 2019. This could be one of the highest-altitude tornadoes ever observed. Minor damages were reported...

December 11, 2019

kaiyuan tornado july 3 2019 f

6 people killed, 28 600 affected after rare tornado hits Kaiyuan, economic loss over 145 million USD, China

A destructive tornado hit the city of Kaiyuan, northeast China's Liaoning Province on July 3, 2019, killing 6 people and injuring 190. The tornado packing winds up to 23 meters per second (82.8 km/h) struck the city at 17:15 (China Standard Time). It tore...

July 08, 2019

port orchard tornado december 18 2018 matthew hargis f

Extremely rare, very damaging tornado rips through Port Orchard, Seattle, Washington

National Weather Service in Seattle confirmed a tornado touched down near Port Orchard, WA just before 14:00 local time on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. An extensive, official damage survey will be conducted by the NWS Wednesday morning. Until then, the strength of...

December 19, 2018