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Itchy
02-06-2014, 08:18 PM
Some pretty Impressive spinups caused by and eruption in North Sumatra. The Volcano responsible for this is Mount Sinabung.

http://youtu.be/-qWYeor3eS0

DarkSky
02-09-2014, 04:13 AM
Video has been removed by the person who uploaded it :(

tice23
02-17-2014, 04:11 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKngcZ5ZLq4 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKngcZ5ZLq4)

try this one

DarkSky
02-18-2014, 01:15 AM
Very cool. Dust devils actually. Caused by air rising off the heated ground. In the summer they're normally caused by hot air at ground level rising rapidly. The pyroclastic flow was what caused it in this case. Really neat though!

Large fires have been known to cause the same thing:

Outback Australia "fire tornado" - YouTube

Fire Tornado Video - AMAZING Fire Vortex / Twister - YouTube

Video of rare 'Fire Tornado' seen in Brazil - YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZ8ofqVUt8k&t=1m50s