Tornado off coast Galicia, NW Spain – October 22, 2013

A tornado, lasting a few minutes, has been reported in Ameixida, Galicia region, NW Spain yesterday morning. The area was included in the SLGT risk of DAY 1 Outlook for 22/10/2013. Severe storms were approaching the NW Iberian peninsula, as discussed in the update yesterday. Additionally, storms brought heavy rain and strong winds into the region.


Ameixida tornado over water. Source: www.diariodearousa.com

Video of the Ameixida tornado, recorded by Jose Manuel Martinez Suarez.


Video of tornado over water. Source: Jose Manuel Martinez Suarez

This was the 17th tornado reported during the last 6 days across Europe. Quite a remarkable number.