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Descriptor in English: Water Spout
Descriptor in Spanish: Tromba
Descriptor in Portuguese: Tromba D'água
Descriptor in French: Jet d'Eau
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.587.642
Scope note: Water column with rotating movement and a whirlwind effect. A waterspout is a tornado that flows over a river, lake or sea surface. It causes elevations in sea water columns with helical movement that reaches the clouds in the shape of a canopy. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992)
DeCS UI: 34914
Descriptor UI: DDCS034914
Water Spout - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060783
Scope note Water column with rotating movement and a whirlwind effect. A waterspout is a tornado that flows over a river, lake or sea surface. It causes elevations in sea water columns with helical movement that reaches the clouds in the shape of a canopy. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992)
Preferred term Water Spout



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