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Climate Change at its Finest: Deadly Tornado Hits China

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Videos online are revealing the force of the tornado in Guangzhou, China, which resulted in five fatalities.

Amid the tornado, building debris flew around like tissue paper, sparks emitted from power lines, and large hailstones the size of fists fiercely pelted the roads.

According to foreign media, including the South China Morning Post (SCMP), on the 28th (local time), a tornado occurred in Baiyun District, Guangzhou City, at around 3 PM the previous day, causing five deaths, injuring 33, and damaging 141 buildings.

Amid a record rainfall in Guangdong Province—the first in 73 years—four people died, and ten others went missing due to the disaster. A tornado occurred in Guangzhou City within Guangdong Province.

According to local authorities investigation, the area affected by the Guangzhou tornado was approximately 1.05 miles long and 918 feet wide, and the maximum wind speed measured at the Liangtianchun Observatory, located 1.74 miles from the origin, was 46 miles per hour.

Videos of the tornado passing through were shared on social media that day. Metal structures can be seen soaring high into the sky and scattering, with some debris colliding with power lines and causing intense sparks. The person who posted the video commented, “It feels like the end of the world is approaching.”

In other districts of Guangzhou, hailstones the size of eggs fell in droves. Reports of damaged cars and building windows came in from some areas, including Zengcheng District and Fanwu District.

One resident in Qinghua District told SCMP, “The tornado and hail were terrifying. Although my parents’ crops were damaged, they told me to stay inside.”

The Chinese Meteorological Authority analyzed that the weather continues to be unstable due to an abnormal increase in humidity over the South China Sea caused by rising sea surface temperatures. This atmospheric instability is expected to continue for another two to three days.

Daniel Kim
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