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Is that a tornado in the clouds above a mountain? [Amazing Photo of the Day]

Posted By Ashraf On April 20, 2013 @ 5:13 AM In Miscellaneous | No Comments

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That actually isn’t a tornado; it is a lenticular cloud formed above the mountain. It just looks like a tornado.

[Thanks Peter, via NASA [2], image credit: Ben Canales]


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