Researchers study the frequency of tornadoes

09/11/2013 | PropertyCasualty360

Researchers at Florida State University have attempted to gain a better understanding of the frequency of tornadoes. "Most estimates of tornado risk are probably too low because they are based on the reported number of tornadoes," said geography professor James B. Elsner. "Our research can help better quantify the actual risk of a tornado." The researchers found that tornadoes are not necessarily becoming more frequent, but they may be getting more powerful.

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