This Mountaineer Stunned The Internet With Rare Storm Footage

Peter Maier is a 27-year-old from Switzerland who managed to capture a breathtaking moment, when a rare thunderstorm dumped tonnes of water into an Alpine lake. The weather phenomenon is known as a ‘wet microburst,’ which occurs when a sudden burst of downward wind hits the base of a thunderstorm.

Maier managed to record the captivating scene on video from his hotel terrace at Lake Millsatt in Austria. He described the view as a “tsunami from heaven,” and we just can’t argue with that! Since the video was shared on Facebook, it has already been viewed over 1.6 million times, leaving many people in awe.

Maier is a mountaineer who always keeps at least a couple of cameras with him, ready to capture incredible shots, and this time he definitely succeeded!

Click to see the breathtaking images yourself!


Gautam Trehan

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