Australian Fire Tornados

Posted on Monday 1 October 2012

This is pretty wild; wind whipping wildfires into short-lived tornado-like smoke funnels. They call them “fire tornados” or “fire whirls“, which is probably more accurate, since they probably don’t reach anywhere near the wind velocity of the real thing. Still, I’d hate to be caught in the path of something like that.

Click the go button on the video then jump ahead to 1:54 to skip over the talking heads’ chattering.

Skyfire-a dance of giants from chris tangey on Vimeo.

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