Monthly Archives: June 2013

Photographer Tim Kemple’s Shooting Tips: Skip “Magic Hour” and Wait for the Storm (1 of 3).

Originally posted on Official blog of the Met Office news team:
Over the past few weeks there have been several reports of funnel clouds and tornadoes across the UK. So what are tornadoes and how do they form? Tornadoes form when the weather is ‘unstable’ and showery. They are narrow, spinning columns of air that reach the ground from cumulonimbus (thunderstorm) clouds.  As they develop we often see funnel shaped clouds extending from…