Monthly Archives: March 2013

Hailstorms and tornadoes hit southen China

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Hailstorms and tornadoes hit southen China 2

Screen Shot 2013-03-31 at 12.18.40 AMgiant hailstones ChinaA violent hailstorm and associated tornado struck the southern Daoxian province in China killing a reported 24 people and injuring hundreds more. Hailstones up to 8cm in diameter punched holes through roof tiles and car windows. Tornadoes and hailstones are not uncommon in China as warm moist air interacts with dry cooler elevated air streaming across from the elevated regions of the Tibetan Plateau.

Tornado in Bangladesh – Rare footage!

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Tornado in Bangladesh apparently. Can anyone verify the type of vegetation - seems to be some palm trees. It does look like a higher CAPE tornado with strong upmotion. Rare footage!

Behaviour looks like the Manchester South Dakota footage to a certain extent!

Here is another clip - imagine chasing a tornado with a tricycle or jeepney!

Storms NE NSW March 24 2013

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Storms NE NSW March 24 2013

I thought I had missed out on todays storms due to work. Dan sent me an awesome pic of a shelf cloud from Woolgoolga while I was stuck inside. Luckily this storm formed a bit later on and I was able to get out to a nearby car park on my break and take these pics. Awesome structure!!

 

 

 

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