Climate Change May Cause Tornado Storm Severity and Density to Increase

August 7, 2014 11:55 AM

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Climate change may be causing more droughts, but did you know that it might be causing more tornados? New research reveals that a changing climate may be playing a key role in the strength and frequency of tornadoes hitting the United States.

The United States actually experiences more tornadoes than any other country. In 2011 alone, nearly 1,700 storms killed more than 550 people. In 2014, there have been 189 storms with a death toll of 43.

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