Massive Tornado blasts its way through Oklahoma!

  • Major Oklahoma tornado after 1999 and 2003

  • 2011 U.S Tornado outbreak killed 150+ people

  • More low intensity tornadoes expected!

BREAKING-NEWS1Oklahoma has witnessed a mammoth tornado that was 3 kilometer wide packing winds of up to 320 kph, it has killed 91 people while 300 are injured. There is a forecast of more tornadoes in the affected areas though this tornado was not the strongest of all when compared to past tornado in U.S but its size is what has caused severe widespread destruction.

A TV Channel shows the approaching tornado

A TV Channel shows the approaching tornado

On the Enhanced Fujita Scale, it was a EF4 tornado, second most powerful category of tornado with winds up to 320 kph. On a regular Fujita Scale it was a F3 tornado.

This is a developing story!

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6 thoughts on “Massive Tornado blasts its way through Oklahoma!

  1. Its been upgraded to an EF-5.
    Additionally… an EF-4 is the same as an F-4 and an EF-5 is the same as an F-5. The EF-scale (Enhanced Fujita) was developed because the F-scale (Fujita) was grossly overestimating the wind speeds of tornadoes.
    These tornadoes are ranked based on the kind and amount of damage they do at the surface. So, this same storm would be ranked an F-5 if it had come before 2007 but would be ranked an EF-5 after 2013.

    btw.. you are doing a fantastic job at maintaining Pakistan’s first and only weather blog!!!!

    • Thank you Talalryz.
      I was comparing the 320 km/h winds in both the versions of the Scale. EF Scale is used in U.S and few other countries while F scale is still being used in many other countries.

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