Tornado formation, Kansas, USA, time-lapse footage
ID: SPL-01-2003
Format: HD
Description

Tornado formation, Kansas, USA. Time-lapse footage of the formation of one of the tornadoes produced by a supercell thunderstorm in Kansas, USA, in May 2016. This footage shows low ground cloud rotation. A tornado is a rapidly rotating funnel of air that can form below certain types of storm clouds. High wind speeds within the rotating funnel can cause immense destruction. This tornado was produced by a cyclic tornadic supercell thunderstorm near Dodge City, Kansas, USA. This storm produced around 12 tornadoes, over a period of around 3 hours. This footage was filmed on 24 May 2016.

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