Tornado: our prevention tips
A tornado is a rare weather phenomenon that occurs only when a cold air current descends into an updraught of warm air. They are very difficult to predict accurately, however there are still warning signs.
A tornado is a very localised phenomenon that most often moves along a specific route. It can just as easily hit a series of houses head-on while completely sparing their direct neighbours.
The tornado season is summer. Heat and the sun promote warm drafts at low altitudes. If a storm or thunderstorm with strong winds is forecast in the summer, this increases the risk.
Note that many other conditions must be met for the tornado phenomenon to occur, nevertheless, here are our tips to follow in case of storm or storm warning in the summer.
A tornado only lasts a few minutes; it is therefore important to react quickly.