miles per hour
I have some questions about speed. How many m.p.h.'s
per hour does a torpedo go? And what about twisters?
Do you want to know about a torpedo or a tornado? A torpedo
is a missile sent underwater from a ship to destroy another ship
and the speed is probably not too high - maybe 100 mph or so.
A tornado (which I think is the same thing as a "twister") can
have internal wind speeds of up to 300 miles per hour (from vague
recollections, not from an authoritative source), but they move
along the ground much slower - maybe 50 mph or so? Hurricanes are
much bigger, but their wind speeds max out at around 130 mph
I think. It is pretty amazing that something as simple as air
can have such complicated behaviors!
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