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US has world’s highest tornado risk — here’s why

6 mins | Dec 18, 2021
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The recent outbreak was December’s deadliest on record. 
 The four state tornado in the United States has reminded citizens of the destruction that looms over the eastern two-thirds of the country throughout the year. But why is this region so susceptible to these natural threats? Jim Duncan, a meteorologist, examines the key elements that put the lower 48 states in the centre of a not-so-sweet ordinate zone.