International classification of tornadoes and proposal of intensity scales of strong winds and tornadoes in Poland

Vol. 540 (8) 2017 / poniedziałek, 29 października, 2018

(in Polish)

T. Chmielewski

DOI: 10.15199/33.2017.08.03

Volume 540; Issue 8
Pages 10-12

Accepted for publication: 07.06.2017 r.

The article presents an overview of international scales, describing the intensity of tornadoes. There is the report from the Government Security Centre on strong winds and tornadoes, the incidence of tornadoes in Poland, and the proposed classification in 2012, for the maximum wind speed in Poland and effects of their actions. This information was analysed and on the basis of available statistical data two separate intensity scales of strong winds and tornadoes in Poland are proposed.
Keywords: strong winds, tornadoes, intensity scales, classification of strong winds and tornadoes in Poland.
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Tadeusz Chmielewski, Prof. - Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Building Services, Hydro and Environmental Engineering

Tadeusz Chmielewski, Prof.

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DOI: 10.15199/33.2017.08.03