Tornadoes have been all over the news lately, with two particularly violent and destructive events affecting Oklahoma in mid to late May. What causes the storms that tornadoes develop from? Why do damaging tornadoes develop so often in that part of the United States? Are we safe across the Pond?
Professor David Schultz, now working at the University of Manchester, lived and worked in Oklahoma for several years, studying the development of severe storms. We catch up with him to tackle these issues head on.
Production and interview: Sam Hardy
Interviewee: Professor David Schultz