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Why US, Canada have more tornadoes, storms than other countries.


I am not expert in this area but u can get all details from goodle sites presented here
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  Dayna Vettese

Thursday, September 4, 2014, 12:32 PM -   

More and more, Canadians are becoming aware of tornadoes and we can attribute part of that increase in knowledge and consciousness to social media. With information about severe weather at our fingertips, it has become increasingly easy for Canadians to obtain and spread knowledge of severe weather.

We tend to know a lot about tornadoes in the United States and what areas are more prone to them but, when it comes to tornadoes in Canada, the knowledge isnít as widespread.

The following will document several items: what tornadoes are, where tornadoes occur most in Canada, some of the research being done on tornadoes in Canada, and how we can stay safe.

What Are Tornadoes?

Letís start off with what the definition of a tornado is. The Glossary of the American Meteorological Society defines a tornado as:

A rotating column of air, in contact with the surface, pendant from a cumuliform cloud, and often visible as a funnel cloud and/or circulating debris/dust at the ground. [Updated: October 8, 2013]

This definition includes waterspouts or tornadoes that form over water but this updated definition excludes dust devils and gustnadoes which develop via a different mechanism. Tornadoes generally form out of cumuliform clouds which are the puffy white clouds in the sky (but the more violent puffy clouds called cumulonimbus, not the soft wispy ones on a nice summer day).

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News - Tornadoes in Canada: Everything you need to know ...
Sep 4, 2014 - We tend to know a lot about tornadoes in the United States and what areas are more prone to them but, when it comes to tornadoes in Canada, ...
List of Canadian tornadoes and tornado outbreaks - Wikipedia
Canada ranks as the second country in the world with the most tornadoes per ... the United States southern-central plains, although tornadoes in Canada have ...
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Tornado climatology - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The United States has the most tornadoes of any country, as well as the strongest and most violent ... 3 Tornadoes in Canada; 4 Europe; 5 Asia; 6 South America.
Tornado Alley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some research has indicated that tornadoes are becoming more frequent in the ... After the U.S., Canada gets the most tornadoes in the world, and a third of ...
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Jun 23, 2014 - The United States gets the most tornadoes, annually, of any country in the ... Our country even has two tornado alleys: One, in Ontario, stretches ..



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