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A whirlwind
Whirlwind example
A dust devil at school ground
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Whirlwind, 61 km northeast of Broome, Western Australia

A whirlwind is a vortex of wind (a straight rotating column of air) that forms because of turbulence created by heating and flow (current) differences. Whirlwinds happen all over the world and in any season.

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