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Tornado

A violently rotating storm of small diameter; the most violent weather phenomenon. It is produced in a very severe thunderstorm and appears as a funnel cloud extending from the base of a cumulonimbus to the ground. A funnel cloud is a tornado that has not touched the ground. Tornados can appear in many different colors depending on the type of dust they pick up from the earth. sources: GLIDE; WMO

Honduras: New alliance to tackle disaster preparedness, climate change

5 Mar 2015, Malteser Intl

Honduras President Juan Orlando Hernandez Alvarado signed an agreement Wednesday with Malteser International, the humanitarian relief agency of the Order of Malta, giving the green light for a project on disaster risk management and climate change adaptation in Honduras’ southern region...


Number of tornado occured (reported)

Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database

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