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Are tornadoes and cyclones called twisters?


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Answered 2015-05-18 08:05:49

Cyclones aren't (they can be called hurricanes), but tornadoes and twisters are the same things.

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Are tornadoes or hurricanes call 'twisters'?

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What is a nother name for a tornado?

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What are other names for tornadoes?

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Are hurricanes called twisters?

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What are 3 names that tornadoes are referred to as?

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What else are tornadoes called?

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Are tornados also called cyclones and twisters?

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What are American tornadoes called?

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