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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 1763 a tornado, rated T3-4 on the TORRO scale, affected parts of Broadway (Worcestershire)
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NEW PAPER The Jersey tornado and hailstorm of 1-2 November 2023
Members of TORRO Published 8 February 2024
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UK date records 27 February
MAXIMUM
19.4°C
MINIMUM
-21.2°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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