WATCH: Five Simultaneous Waterspouts Caught on Camera

This incredible video comes to us via Lake Michigan where an outbreak of waterspouts touched down over the weekend. The video was captured by Captain Eric Treece aboard the Great Lakes ore carrier, Wilfred Sykes, while about 45 miles east of Milwaukee on Saturday morning. As many as nine waterspouts touched down during the series of storms, according to the National Weather … [Read more...]

Waterspout Causes Liftboat to Capsize Off Louisiana Coast

A Hercules Offshore (NASDAQ:HERO) liftboat capsized last week after it was struck by multiple waterspouts off the coast of Louisiana.  Hercules Offshore says its liftboat, the Starfish, a 140-class liftboat, was struck and capsized late in the evening on September 30 at Ship Shoal Block 116, approximately 30 miles southwest of Port Fourchon, LA. According to Hercules' … [Read more...]

Waterspouts – Tornadoes At Sea

When tornado's strike over sea they are known as Waterspouts. The Florida Keys see the largest number of waterspouts per year with as many as 400 to 500 in a given season. In this video, captured last May, a rather large waterspout collides with a number of ships off the cost of Singapore. … [Read more...]