How do you recreate a tornado — indoors? Jennifer Gardy visits the WindEEE Research Institute at the University of Western Ontario to talk to storm chaser and researcher Maryam Rafan who explains how they create a vortex of up to 300 km per hour.

The Wild Canadian Year

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