Today's Weather 101 breaks down how a downburst develops and why it's so damaging. The video also looks at why this is so dangerous for pilots.
Watch "Weather 101: Downburst" in the player below:
After watching the video you should be able to answer:
1. What direction does a downburst wind flow?
2. Why would a downburst be so dangerous if you are in an airplane?
3. What is a microburst?
4. How big is a macroburst?