Egypt Picture - Tornado over BA

Tornado over BA

Tornado over BA


Ari Rojas


Tornado over BA


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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