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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 1856 a tornado, rated T1-2 on the TORRO scale, affected parts of Leigh (Lancashire)
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TORRO Conference
Spring Conference Sat 17 April 2021
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Recent severe weather events
Numerous Funnel Clouds
08 - 10 July 2021
Various locations
Waterspout
09 July 2021
Elsworth
Cambridgeshire
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UK date records 25 July
MAXIMUM
38.7°C
MINIMUM
-1.7°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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