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What are tornadoes?
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In this Bytes video learn about how tornadoes are formed, their shape and size and about what different types of tornadoes exist.

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Thnks u r my favourite teaching biology mam
Juhi Mishra
3 months ago
Thank you madhuri
please mam make a video on parallel universe
nice explanation madam but .... but the speed of reading is very fast .... hence I am not able to catch your points. plsss madam... explain slowly so I can concentrate more
Roop Varun T
a year ago
please try at 0.75x speed unless you have tried already.
nice video mam.. I have one suggestion.. I wanna know about international organization logos and what's the explanation behind that logo ?
please give us about BLACK HOLES and it's radiation medium
Please upload a video on concept and types of twilight

  2. The word tornado is basically an altered form of the Spanish word tronada, which means 'thunderstorm'.

  3. Definition: A tomadois a rapidly rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud. The windstorm is often referred to as a twister whirlwind or cyclone

  4. Condensation Funnel Tornadoes come in vanous shapes and sizes, and they are often visible in the formof a condensation funnel originating from the base of a cumulonimbus cloud, with a cloud of rotating debris and dust beneath it.

  5. Wind speeds for most tornadoes < 110 miles per hour

  6. Wind speeds for most extreme tornadoes 300 miles per hour

  7. Multiple vortex tornado

  8. Landspout

  9. Waterspout

  10. Gustnado