The United States sees the most tornadoes of any country in the world each year, but it 's not the location of the deadliest tornado in recorded history. Have you heard of the Bangladesh tornado of ? The most deadly tornado known to humankind is the April 26, Daulatpur-Salturia Tornado. The estimated size of the tornado was 1 mile wide. In just a matter of minutes, the horrific twister claimed thousands of lives.
Tornadoes can cause a lot of damage and even deaths. The damage from a tornado is a result of the high wind velocity and wind-blown debris. Tornado season is generally March through August, although tornadoes can occur at any time of year. They tend to occur in the afternoons and evenings: over 80 percent of all tornadoes strike between noon and midnight.
A tornado is a violently rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud. The windstorm is often referred to as a twister , whirlwind or cyclone ,  although the word cyclone is used in meteorology to name a weather system with a low-pressure area in the center around which, from an observer looking down toward the surface of the earth, winds blow counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern. Various types of tornadoes include the multiple vortex tornado , landspout , and waterspout.
A tornado is defined as a violently rotating column extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. The most violent tornadoes are capable of tremendous destruction with wind speeds of two hundred and fifty miles per hour or more. Damage paths can be more than one mile wide and fifty miles long.