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3 May 2011
Tornado Hits Auckland! Alabama EF 5 Track visible from space!
Tornadoes in the Southern Hemisphere mainly rotate clockwise (about 99%) which is just the opposite of those in the Northern Hemisphere. Two fatalities were reported with this tornado, and yes they are very rare in New Zealand. NASA has released an incredible image from the Aqua satellite showing the path of the EF 5 tornado that was on the ground for 132 miles from near Hackleburg, AL to Franklin County, …