Apocalypse now? This powerful cumulonimbus cloud terrifies residents in Adelaide fearing a nearby atomic explosion

This powerful convective cell formed over the suburbs of Adelaide, Australia on March 2, 2017.

And it looks like a giant atomic explosion mushroom cloud!

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Was there a nuclear attack near Adelaide?

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A massive mushroom cloud has terrified residents in the suburbs of the australian megapole on March 2, 2017.

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As visible in the pictures, the isolated cloud has all characteristics of a nuclear explosion – except the loud boom.

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In fact what they were witnessing was a huge anvil cumulonimbus cloud.

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Yes, an ordinary rain cloud!

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But a pretty omnious sight, isn’t it?

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A huge mushroom cloud has grown into the atmosphere today. Is the ‘mushroom season’ in full swing in Adelaide, Australia?

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2 COMMENTS

  1. There are often arts here about impressive anvil clouds… Is this somehow new phenomena as strange sounds, flashes etc or just old and known? I know that anvil clouds appeared always everywhere but such look of them is… somehow different, magic.

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