The Paita sailors, who frequently navigate along the coast in small craft, either to the north or the south of that port, name this countercurrent the current of “El Niño” (the child Jesus) because it has been observed to appear immediately after Christmas.
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This twister surpassed in sheer size the tristate tornado of March 18, 1925, which stands as the nation’s worst in property damage and loss of life. This one struck in Missouri, Illinois and Indiana along a path of 219 miles, killing 742 and injuring 2771
Most land-falling hurricanes spawn at least one tornado.