Besides serious things about tornadoes there are some humorous incidents. Below is a short list of some of them.
Meteorologists once recorded an incident in which a tornado destroyed a barn and picked up a lit kerosene lamp. The lamp was carried through the air for a third mile before being set down. The lamp was unbroken and still lit.
In Kansas a tornado touched down near a flock of sheep. The sheep had nowhere to go and the tornado tore right through them, completely shearing the wool from the animals, but leaving them unharmed, and still grazing.
In 1955, at Boudle South Dakota, a woman watched her little daughter who was riding a horse get sucked up into the funnel of a tornado. The mother chased after them and found the girl still on top of the horse. The girl suffered only minor bruises, while the horse was left unharmed.
In Le Mars, Iowas, a F2 tornado picked up a doghouse with the dog inside it. The tornado carried them a few blocks further, before putting them on the ground. The dog, still inside the house, was a little dazed, but fortunately uninjured.
Jarrel, Texas, on the 27th of mei 1997 a F5 tornado hit Jarrel. A woman decided to seek shelter in her bath-tub. She lay down flat with a blanket covering her. According to herself, she flew through the air for hundreds of meters before being put down. Once put down, she realized that she was being hit by flying debris. Afterwards she had only some blue stains.
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