Weather bomb (noun, “Wh-eh-ther bom”)
This effect can occur when a very strong storm, such as a hurricane, whips up over the ocean. The huge waves stirred up by the storm can collide. The crash creates a wave of pressure, which can be so strong it sends a thump down to the sea floor. Those tremors then travel through the ground deep into the planet, like weather-made earthquakes.
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By keeping track of weather bombs, scientists hope to learn more about the inner workings of the Earth.
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