A “Mosquitonado” Spotted Up Close

If you ever saw a tornado up close it could be quite frightful. But what if contained your living nightmare, a herd of mosquitoes?


A “MOSQUITONADO” was spotted in Vila Franca de Xira, Portugal by  a photographer.

“It was a very high funnel swinging to the left and to the right. I pointed my camera and began shooting before it hit me,” Scarpa told io9. “But the funnel did not move toward me — and I thought it was so strange — so I got into my car and started to drive towards it, and that’s when I realized it was a mosquito twister.”

As she got closer, some mosquitos actually entered her car. She estimated that the swarm extended about 1,000 feet high. -Time Magazine

Could something like this be headed to America? Let’s hope not.

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