10 Interesting Facts About Tornado

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There are a number of facts about tornadoes. This marvelous yet destructive beauty of nature can be a site to look at but a chilly experience to feel. We present you some of the most interesting facts about tornadoes.


1
Each year, about a thousand tornadoes touch down in the United States, far more than any other country.

2
Some people have seen inside a tornado with their own eyes lived to tell about it.

3
A Tornado in Oklahoma once destroyed a whole motel. People later found the motel’s sign in Arkansas.

4
A Tornado can sometimes hop along its path. It can destroy one house and leave the house next door untouched.

5
A tornado normally appears transparent until it picks dust and mud from the ground.

6
Tornadoes can last to about 1-2 hours or 4 hours, in extreme cases, and can be as tall as 75 feet.

7
Tornadoes are the fastest winds on the earth.

8
Waterspouts are tornadoes that form over a body of water.

9
The worst tornado outbreak in the US was on April 3 and 4, 1974, which saw 147 tornadoes across 13 states.

10
A tornado in 1925 traveled over 200 miles.