Sun May 27, 2012, 12:16 AM
AnotherMcIntosh (11,064 posts)
Unusual tornadoes tear through Quebec province, causing millions in damage northwest of Montreal
Both tornadoes were Quebec's first of the season. The province typically sees about six twisters a year, usually between June and August, and rarely ever more severe than an F-1.
One levelled a church, a brick building that had stood for 200 years.
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Sun May 27, 2012, 01:16 AM
laundry_queen (5,140 posts)
2. The thing about tornadoes
Is they can happen nearly anywhere, but it's really not THAT unusual in Canada.
The US gets the most tornadoes out of all countries in the world. Canada comes second (albeit a FAR away second, likely that's from being sparsely populated and thus tornadoes are under-reported), with 80-100 reported a year. I, myself, have seen several funnel clouds that were never reported (some on storms that weren't even severe-warned). Predicting and warning about tornadoes (and counting them) is definitely not Environment Canada's forte.
June and July are the most active months.
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