Argie Summer Downpour Creates Amazing Rain Mushroom - ViralTab

Argie Summer Downpour Creates Amazing Rain Mushroom

Story ByAna LacasaSub EditorJoseph GolderAgencyCentral European News

Video Credit: CEN/@EDITH15124968

This is the moment a raincloud sends down an intense summer downpour on an Argentine city that resembles a giant mushroom.

The ‘rain mushroom’, as netizens called it, was filmed by a motorist in the city of Santiago del Estero in the northern Argentine province of the same name.

Picture Credit: CEN

According to media, the phenomenon took place at around 8pm during a sudden downpour on an otherwise hot summer’s day when temperatures exceeded 35 degrees Celsius.

In the footage, a brooding cloud is seen overhanging the road as the rainfall appears like a mushroom stem.

The National Meteorological Service warned residents that storms are expected on Thursday, according to reports.

Picture Credit: CEN/@EDITH15124968

Meanwhile, local media said the intense downpour, which also resembles a tornado from a distance, is common in the region.

According to reports, the ‘rain mushroom’ disappeared when the storm passed.

Santiago del Estero is reportedly experience a hot summer and temperatures that day hit 35 degrees Celsius.

Meanwhile, the ‘thermal comfort’, a condition of mind that expresses satisfaction with the thermal environment, was said to be around 50 degrees Celsius, according to local media.

The ViralTab page is created by and dedicated to professional, independent freelance journalists. It is a place for us to showcase our work. When our news is sold to our media partners, we will include the link here.

Ana Lacasa

I am a senior writer and journalist and editor of the Spanish desk for the Central European News agency.