A swirly “coalnado” appeared at a surface mine in West Virginia on July 29. See the dark whirlwind below. (Photo Credit: Randy Walters / Facebook)
A bizarre “coalnado” appeared at a surface mine in West Virginia on Monday and it looked like something straight out of a disaster movie.
The “coalnado,” which occurred when a dust devil created a dark column of air, was reported at a surface mine in Elkhorn, West Virginia on July 29, Fox News reported. Footage of the swirly sight was captured by Randy Walters, who shared it on Facebook with the caption “coal tornado” and a worried face emoji