A Photographer In Arizona Caught Something Incredibly Rare On His Camera. This Is So Cool!

Ever heard of a rain bomb? Also known as a microburst? Nope? Nah, me neither! Rain bombs are a rare weather phenomenon where hot, dry air rises and mixes with heavy rain-bearing clouds. The hot air then evaporates the water droplets in the cloud, causing a swift cooling of the air around them, which starts to sink. The descending cool air pulls the remaining raindrops with it, creating the mother of all downpours.

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How amazing is this? A massive ball of rain falling on such a small area in one go!

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Here’s a diagram explaining how the extreme weather phenomenon occurs.

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Now watch footage of a rain bomb in action, shot in Tucson, Arizona.


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