An Australian pyro-tornadogenesis event

@article{McRae2012AnAP,
  title={An Australian pyro-tornadogenesis event},
  author={R. McRae and J. Sharples and S. Wilkes and A. Walker},
  journal={Natural Hazards},
  year={2012},
  volume={65},
  pages={1801-1811}
}
On 18 January 2003, fires had a devastating impact on Australia’s capital, Canberra. A series of reviews and scientific studies have examined the events of that day and indicate that the worst impacts were due to a series of violent pyro-convective events and resultant pyro-cumulonmibi. These coupled fire–atmosphere events are much more energetic than normal fires. In one instance, an intense pyro-convective cell developed a tornado. We demonstrate that this was indeed a tornado, the first… Expand

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