This dashcam footage of a typhoon swallowing a car is terrifying

This dashcam footage perfectly illustrates the power of even the smallest tornado - and how grateful we should be that we don’t get them in Ireland.

This dashcam footage of a typhoon swallowing a car is terrifying

Typhoon Soudelor hit Taiwan City over the weekend bringing with it heavy winds, rain and at least one tornado.

This footage shows what is described as a mini-tornado barrelling through a road. It was filmed on Sunday, August 9th - the date on the dashcam footage is incorrect.

There are many terrifying things about this video - the car in front being blown away as if it weighed nothing, the speed of the tornado - and the random person who appears suddenly 13 seconds in.

And then the tornado moves on, leaving everyone shell-shocked.

The typhoon has been barraging China and Taiwan since July 29th, leaving 28 people dead and more missing.

And to appreciate the full extent of the typhoon, watch this time-lapse video shot from space showing the eye of Soudelor - and the magnitude of the storm.

Eerie.

HT: breakingnews.ie

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