The Misunderstood Phenom

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The Misunderstood Phenomenon Have you ever seen a tornado up close before? Do you even know what a tornado really is? How is it formed and what it is made of? Don’t feel ashamed if you don’t know much about them, you are not alone. Normally you would think that if you hear the word “tornado” you would start panicking and start asking where and when is it going to happen. What would you say if someone tells you: “ Did you see the beautiful tornado that was formed yesterday in the evening”; you start wondering why that person used the word beautiful and tornado in the same sentence. People see tornadoes as dangerous natural phenomenons, but they don’t tend to know much about their power and are blinded by what they are told and shown, that their idea of what a tornado really is, is actually a distorted image. A tornado is a rotating column of air, in contact with the ground. In order to be a tornado it has to be in contact with both the ground and the cloud base. A tornado is not always visible, however, the intense low pressure caused by high wind speeds and rapid rotations usually causes water vapor in the air to become visible, that’s why they can be seen. They rotate in cyclonic clockwise direction to move. Just because they are natural phenomenons that cause destruction, it doesn’t mean they are not beautiful and incredible. By only looking at a picture and forgetting that it can cause destruction you can see that they are something you obviously don’t see everyday and are a very interesting topic to discover and know more about. A tornado can be a very dangerous phenomenon of nature, but if you look at it from another angle they are incredible. Tornadoes are so full of power and strength; they vary in intensity regardless of shape, size, and location, though strong tornadoes are typically larger than weak tornadoes. Its not something to get close to

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