World waterspout record set over Great Lakes, researchers say
MIDDLESEX CENTRE, ONT. -- At least 88 waterspouts or funnels were spotted across the Great Lakes this week, setting a new world record, according to the International Centre for Waterspout Research (ICWR).
The waterspouts were seen between Aug. 16 and Aug. 19, primarily over Lake Huron, Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. There were 51 waterspouts/funnels just on Aug. 18.
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