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Drug slang A regional term for crack cocaine
Public safety A violently rotating storm—nature’s most violent weather phenomenon—produced in a very severe thunderstorm, appearing as a funnel cloud extending from the base of a cumulonimbus to the ground
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The twister was seen in the sky high above Amble at around 12.15pm yesterday - but it didn't last very long.
People have been taking to social media to share pictures and videos of what they claim to be a "twister" travelling across the sky inPembrokeshire.
MANY thanks for publishing my letter that requested the definition of a 'left-handed twister in.' I have received replies from Raymond Ellis, trustee of the Colne Valley Museum in Golcar, John Sykes and Gary Firth who was himself employed in this capacity.
The dry spell being experienced in North Cotabato and land topography contribute to the twister occurrences, said a meteorologist assigned to the Cotabato City station of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa).
Thompson said the Storm Prediction Center tracked at least four different twisters in northeastern Nebraska, with one or two sightings of a pair of tornadoes touching down simultaneously.
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British pastor Dave Jane was taking a sermon in Washington when the twisters hit.
Scientists concluded the storm was a rare and extraordinarily powerful type of twister known as an EF5, ranking it at the top of the enhanced Fujita scale used to measure tornado strength.
In Secret Diary of an American Cheerleader 2: The Fierce One, the "Texas Twisters are 2-time All-Star National Champions lead by best friends Jessica, Donna and Courtney.
The National Weather Service said twisters touched down in Sardis, Mississippi, and heavily damaged homes in Solsberry, Indiana, wiping out power in the surrounding areas.
Architect Peter Stasek was inspired by the twister, to create a central frame that could support the exhibition of latest light trends, technologies and light designs within the space, yet at the same time the design could not overshadow the lighting objects being exhibited.
Finally, those who twist the truth or distort facts - politicians, propagandists, snake-oil salesmen and major media outlets - are expert twisters.