UK: (Small) Tornado hits North London

While there are about 50 small Tornadoes reported on land in the UK each year – the most of all countries in Europe – this one due to the damages created is quite unusual. Within less then a minute that the tornado lasted it severely damaged more then 100 houses and injured a series of people.

Trees were ripped up from the roots and the video footages and images show houses in rubble. Early estimates by insurances are in the region of dozens of USD millions.

While this was a rather short event it does provide a taste for what to expect when storms will increase in strength and frequency due to Global Warming.

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