By: Mike Mitchell

What are Tornadoes?

Tornadoes are rapid, whirling, funnel-shaped cloud that reaches down from a storm cloud to touch the Earth's surface. If a tornado occurs over an ocean, they are called waterspouts. Tornadoes can reach a speed of 500 kph.

What are Thunderstorms?

A thunderstorm is a small storm often accompanied by heavy precicpitation and frequent thunder and lightning. Thunderstorms form in large cumulonimbus clouds, also known as thunderheads.

Pictures of Tornadoes and Thunderstorms.

What are Hurricanes?


Hurricanes are tropical cyclones that has winds of 119 kph. An average hurricane storm is 600 km across. Hurricanes form in the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Ocean. In the western Pacific ocean oceans are called typhoons. Hurricanes form when there is a tropical weather over the ocean.


In the winter, in USA, snowstorms occur in high-elevated places. If the temperature is colder than 0 degrees, precipitation turns into snow. Snow is helpful for states since they're in droughts such as California. The snow melts on the mountains and gravity brings down the water.

This is a Cool Compilation of Lightning

INTENSE LIGHTNING compilation in HD! Biggest on the internet! 1080i high definition!