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Welcome to TORRO, the Tornado and Storm Research Organisation.
Founded in 1974, we are a privately-supported research body, specialising in severe convective weather in Britain and Ireland.
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Tornado On this day in 1889 a tornado, rated T2-3 on the TORRO scale, affected parts of Nottingham (Nottinghamshire)
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TORRO Conference
Spring Conference Sat 30 April 2022
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Recent severe weather events
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02 May 2022
Tillington
Herefordshire
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04 May 2022
Scunthorpe
Lincolnshire
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UK date records 24 May
MAXIMUM
32.2°C
MINIMUM
-3.5°C
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International Journal of Meteorology
IJMet The IJMet is the associate journal of TORRO, publishing research into UK and international severe weather events.
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TORRO Anniversary Book
TORRO Anniversary book The TORRO 40th anniversary book, "Extreme Weather: Forty Years of the Tornado and Storm Research Organisation" is available to buy online from
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