Early Modern CLimate History
In 1671, there was a tornado in Cadiz that was severe enough to be discussed across Europe. This blog post presents the version of events recounted to the Russian court, as well as the German-language newssheet from which it was taken. I post here the transcriptions from the publication Vesti-Kuranty, 1671-1672, with my own translations of each text into English. Both of my translations are preliminary, and may need to be revised.
Both quotes are from
A. M. Moldovana and Ingrid Maier, ed., Vesti-Kuranty, 1671-1672gg., (Moscow: Azbukovnik, 2017), pp. 103 and 379. You can find this publication online here.
On the 1671 Cadiz tornado see for example Gayà, Miquel. "Tornadoes and severe storms in Spain." Atmospheric research 100, no. 4 (2011): 334-343.
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