5 Uncommon Facts About Tornadoes

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5 Uncommon Facts About Tornadoes

Learn 7 mind-boggling facts about tornadoes.

Tornadoes are among the deadliest forces of nature on our planet. Here are 5 facts about them.

Number 5 – 75% of these natural disasters occur in the United States. Each year, approximately 1,200 tornadoes are reported in America.

Number 4 – Their winds can reach an astounding 300 miles per hour and larger ones can be over a mile wide.

Number 4 – In the early 1930s, a Mississippi twister lifted an 83 ton, passenger-filled train and threw it roughly 80 feet away from the track.

Number 2 – The town of Codell in Kansas was hit by 3 consecutive tornadoes on the same date. In 1916, 1917 and 1918, the disaster struck each time on May 20th.

Number 1 – Tornadoes have varying intens...



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