Saskatchewan is on track to set a new record for tornadoes this year.
So far, there have been between 25 and 32 of them — and there is a still a month left in the tornado season.
A tornado chaser in the province, Greg Johnson, says conditions are perfect for the formation of the storms.
Hot humid weather during the day mixes with with cooler temperatures at night which are caused by the jet stream lying above the province.
“Summer storms are nothing new in Saskatchewan, we get them every year. But what has been unusual is the fact that we’ve had these two key ingredients that have mixed just perfectly. All of the storms that we’ve seen seem to be producing tornadoes and that’s a little bit unusual.”
The previous record for tornadoes in Saskatchewan was 1991, when 32 were recorded.