The mechanism of formation of tornados is still matter for discovery by science. There are presently several hypotheses, and probably, there isn’t one single mechanism. One of the more popular is the formation by the rolling of air under the strength of the gust front out of a supercell, and its twisting up into the updraft of the storm cell. Yet, when you view a tornado like the one below, recently shot May 25 in Kansas, its truly hard to conceive how these actually get built. How this one stayed together is a natural wonder to behold…

(view this full screen to really see it)