When fire tornadoes attack

September 19, 2012

There's weird weather and then there's downright biblical weather. The Guardian has footage of a rare "fire tornado" in Australia's outback. The column of flames stretched 100 feet high, taking shape after "a warm, rotating and rising column of air picked up a bushfire."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uu-o3aRvtqA

Via David Grann.

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