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Egypt Picture - Tornado over BA


Tornado over BA

Tornado over BA


Photographer:

Ari Rojas

Title:

Tornado over BA

Description:

Aymen Ibrahem, Senior Astronomy Specialist at Bibliotheca Alexandrina says, "I am delighted to submit for publication my photo "Tornado over BA". The photo shows a tornado that swirled in Alexandria, Monday, 4 December 2006. I acquired the photo from the Plaza of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA). It was raining. I hoped to photograph a rainbow, but actually I experienced my first tornado! Tornadoes are rare in Egypt. Egypt's last twister occurred in 1981. It horrified a village in Upper Egypt. I took a series of photos showing the birth, development and dissipation of the meteorological spectacle." Thanks to Aymen for this great photograph.


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