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Bray Head 'Tornado' Footage Captured on Youtube

14th April 2012
Bray Head 'Tornado' Footage Captured on Youtube

#TORNADO – A mini-twister, a  tornado or waterspout made a spectacular appearance off Bray Head, County Wickow this morning and was captured on tape and posted on youtube by user oifeno1 at the same time as a lightning, thunder and hail storm hit Dublin Bay.

The UK Met Office warned earlier this week that a combination of warm ground temperatures and cold wind passing from the north west could create the perfect conditions for funnel clouds but little did we relaise it would turn up on the East coast of Ireland and only a short distance from where over 200 youths are competing in the Irish Youth Sailing Championships on Dublin Bay.

The YouTube clip above was captured by user 'aoifeno1' (East Coast Kayaks) and uploaded this morning under the summary: "Just about to take a photo of sunrise when I spotted this twister!"

Another clip was caught on tape at 6:40 after a sudden storm passed right overhead, the poster said 'hail came pummeling down and this waterspout went right past the beach and broke up when it hit land on Bray Head'.

 

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