The Western isles tornadoes and funnel cloud database.

This is a new idea I have got which will remain open and updated. With the aim of covering all tornadoes and funnel clouds in the islands.

I will link to separate blog posts on more significant events such as the 2009 tornado which I have already done a blog post on.

2020

30 June – Funnel cloud Taken from the road at Baleshare Beach North Uist about midday today shared to us by Hev Mac

Funnel cloud Taken from the road at Baleshare Beach North Uist about midday today shared to us by Hev Mac

2019

September

Multiple reports of funnel clouds and possible tornadoes on the 27th September

Charlie Macsween Isle of Harris
Catriona Marshall Isle of Harris
Funnel cloud Ness isle of lewis Katrina Reaburn

Aug

6 Aug – Pj Maclachlan stornoway airport

Tori Macinnes – Barvas

Marina Matherson Barvas

July

Lee Colman shared this stunning images from the Uists

2018

2016 August

This photos shared to us by Sandra Johnstone from South Uist

2013

Thunderstorms across the East Coast of the island of Lewis resulted in this tornado occurring

Laxay tornado taken by Chris Macleod

2012

July

13th July

Funnel cloud Outend Coll taken by John Norman Maclean

2011

August

Funnel cloud taken from Stornoway Airport looking towards Barvas taken by Helen Macauley

2009

The Stornoway tornado occurred in July 2009. I have written a full in depth blog post on this last year

https://westernislesweather.com/2019/07/28/july-28th-2009-stornoway-tornado/

Stornoway tornado 2009

2007

September

Borve funnel cloud taken by Katrina Reaburn

July 2007

A tornado was reported on Barra on the 25 July

Even made the BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/scotland/highlands_and_islands/6917167.stm

YouTube footage

https://youtu.be/6krxDeutxuQ

If you have any photos or videos. Newspaper articles to contribute let us know!

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