Rain bomb: Rare ‘wet microburst’ caught on camera

Categories: Audio, Video, Big picture
Published on: August 16, 2016

Barcroft TV / 15 August 2015

The incredibly detailed footage shows a weather event known as a wet microburst which occurs when a cooled column of air sinks rapidly through the middle of a thunder storm. The unique storm phenomena affects an area of no more than two and a half miles and can generate winds of over 150 mph.