All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘firenado’

“Firenado” Looks Like Something From A Movie

A “firenado” is a dangerous and beautiful phenomenon; it happens when intense heat and wind come together to form a tornado-like structure made of fire and whirling debris. When they occur, they are almost always bad news for firefighters, because although they usually move slowly (in comparison to an actual tornado, for instance), they are extremely difficult to extinguish and …

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Tornado Made Of Fire Might Be The Coolest Thing You See Today

A rare “firenado” was spotted by a filmmaker in Australia recently, and he caught the whole thing on camera–about 40 minutes worth of funneled fury. Chris Tangey said the phenomenon “didn’t even look real” and that he knew he was capturing something big as he filmed it. “I knew within 30 seconds that this was a very unique event, probably …

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