1998 Photo Contest, Nature, 2nd prize

Arthur Harvey

Gamma for Newsweek

12 May, 1997

At 2pm a tornado swirls through downtown. Thousands of people in the metropolitan area witnessed the storm, which had been forecast by the National Weather Office more than 24 hours before. The tornado, which developed southwest of the city and cut a swath of up to 135m wide, did not cause significant damage.

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Arthur Harvey

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