Rain bomb: Water ball microburst explanation in Australia (VIDEO).

The Rain Bomb: How a Huge “Microburst” Fell From the Sky in Australia (Video)

The Rain Bomb: How a Huge “Microburst” Fell From the Sky in Australia (Video)

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Feb. 28 2015 7:51 AM

The Rain Bomb

How a “microburst” fell from the sky in Australia.

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Peter Thompson, of Queensland, Australia, recorded what he called a "water ball falling" from a thunder cloud on his property. Read more about this phenomenon here.