18:57 GMT13 June 2021
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    A giant "atomic bomb" cloud was seen looming over Hungary's Lake Balaton in the village of Alsoors on Friday.

    The outstanding phenomenon is called a 'wet microburst'. Part of the cloud over the lake mixed with a strong localised downpour, leading to a stunning rainbow on the surface of the water.

    ''There were people swimming on the lake at the time. The cloud was spectacular. I have not seen this before,'' filmmaker Alexandra Gregor said, as quoted by the Evening Standard.

    ​Such microbursts can be catastrophic for passing planes and they are initiated by powerful downdrafts from a storm or rain. They are usually visible for anywhere between a few seconds and several minutes.

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