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Waterspout. The weather phenomenon, which is similar to a tornado


Weather Watcher 'Cloud Nine' sent in this photograph of the waterspout at Aldeburgh
July 30, 2016 Sourece: BBC

Waterspout or Water Tornado. Waether Phenomena 2016
Weather Watcher 'Cloud Nine' sent in this photograph of the waterspout at Aldeburgh
July 30, 2016 Source: BBC

Both begin life as a funnel cloud - a rotating column of air underneath a shower or thunderstorm - which, once it's extended to the ground becomes a tornado if it's on land, or named a waterspout if over water : Meteorologist and BBC Look East weather forecaster Dan Holley 

Waterspout or Water Tornado. Waether Phenomena 2016
Two waterspouts cross paths off Hilton Head Island, S.C. Screenshot: Newsflare on July 25, 2016

Waterspout or Water Tornado. Waether Phenomena 2016
And this is how the waterspout looked from the village of Aldeburgh, Suffolk. 
Photo taken by Richard Walker (from BBC) on 30 July 

Waterspout or Water Tornado. Waether Phenomena 2016
Chef Phil Hannam captured the waterspout spiralling over the small village of Thorpeness 

Waterspout or Water Tornado. Waether Phenomena 2016
A man looks at a watersprout in the sea near Bitung, in the Indonesia's north Sulawesi province 
on July 31, 2016 by Reuters/Yusuf Ahmad from IBT

Waterspout or Water Tornado. Waether Phenomena 2016

Waterspouts are whirling columns of air and mist that form most frequently during the warm season over oceans, harbors, and lakes. They're often called "tornadoes over water," but not all waterspouts are true tornadoes. Of the two types of waterspouts, fair weather and tornadic, only the tornadic are tornadoes