Venice

Tom and  Marsha Janik of Southington write: “While we were on a trip through the Mediterranean in June, our stop in Venice gave us more than we expected! Typically when riding on the vaporetto (water bus) in Venice, one's biggest concern is getting a seat during the tourist season or keeping one's balance if standing. But upon our arrival at the San Marco Square stop, nearly all were standing with their eyes on a site not usually seen in the area: a tornado, or tromba d’aria (Trumpet of Air) was forming just one-half mile away. We all witnessed the formation into a full-fledged tornado and tracked the funnel somewhat to our west just beyond the Grand Canal. Everyone was mesmerized, taking pictures and video. Even the attendant who was responsible for “tying up” the
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( Handout / July 20, 2012 )

Tom and Marsha Janik of Southington write: “While we were on a trip through the Mediterranean in June, our stop in Venice gave us more than we expected! Typically when riding on the vaporetto (water bus) in Venice, one's biggest concern is getting a seat during the tourist season or keeping one's balance if standing. But upon our arrival at the San Marco Square stop, nearly all were standing with their eyes on a site not usually seen in the area: a tornado, or tromba d’aria (Trumpet of Air) was forming just one-half mile away. We all witnessed the formation into a full-fledged tornado and tracked the funnel somewhat to our west just beyond the Grand Canal. Everyone was mesmerized, taking pictures and video. Even the attendant who was responsible for “tying up” the

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