Environment Canada Warns Of Funnel Clouds On Monday

Sunday July 31st, 2016

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Environment Canada says that conditions will be favourable for the development of funnel clouds once again Monday.

They say that these types of funnel clouds are generated by weak rotation under rapidly growing clouds or weak thunderstorms. This weak rotation is normally not a danger near the ground. However, there is a chance that this rotation could intensify and become a weak landspout tornado.

Landspout tornadoes do not usually cause significant damage but can still be dangerous. They can be strong enough to topple trees, damage roofs or toss debris short distances.

The same warning was issued on Sunday.

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