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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 2006 a tornado, rated T1-2 on the TORRO scale, occurred from Scarisbrick (Lancashire) to Tarleton (Lancashire)
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TORRO Conferences 2024
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Virtual (online only) Sat 11th May 2024
50th Anniversary Conference
University of Reading Sat 5th Oct 2024
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UK date records 21 May
MAXIMUM
30.6*°C
MINIMUM
-3.9°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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