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seriousstan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-07-06 12:06 PM
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7. Not bizarre at all.
1950: Tornado sweeps southern England

One or two tornadoes are reported every year in the UK, of varying severity. Most are very limited in area, and cause damage over a narrow band not many miles in length.

They generally happen as a result of violent thunderstorms, and are caused by strong air currents within a storm cloud creating a high-speed funnel of wind.

The most recent tornado known to London is the South London tornado of 1984. The sky turned green, patio furniture was blown, but luckily no lives were lost.

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