Journal of Climatology & Weather Forecasting

ISSN - 2332-2594

Marcia Regina Risso Gobato

  • Research Article
    Evidence of Tornadoes Reaching the Countries of Rio Branco do Ivai and Rosario de Ivai, Southern Brazil on June 6, 2017
    Author(s): Ricardo Gobato and Marcia Regina Risso GobatoRicardo Gobato and Marcia Regina Risso Gobato

    A vortex originating from a cumulonimbus cloud, tapering toward the ground, and touching it is called a tornado. Feared and admired by man, the tornado is an atmospheric phenomenon that can cause a catastrophe to pass through. If it reaches an unsuspecting and unprotected population on inhabited urban and rural properties, it can lead to human losses and serious material damage. It causes serious losses with the death of wild and farmed animals. On June 6, 2017, an alleged tornado hit the municipalities of Rio Branco do Ivaí and Rosario do Ivaí, located in the state of Paraná, southern Brazil. The images of the alleged tornado have been disseminated on social networks and in several newspapers in the country. Local officials reported the damage caused by the alleged tornado, causing a large number of homeless, with the destruction of houses, as well as the killing.. Read More»

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