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The Hunt for the Supertwister

The story of scientists who believe they can detect when a supertwister will strike, giving people a chance to flee before it hits. For years scientists known as 'storm chasers' have tracked these most powerful of tornadoes with radar, trying to discover what strange quirks of the weather can turn a strong wind into a killer that reaches windspeeds of up to 300mph.

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50 minutes

Last on

Wed 5 Apr 2006 12:30
BBC Two except East, Yorkshire

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