What Happens If You Drop a Nuclear Bomb Into a Hurricane?

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Comments • 12 046

  • Fried Mule
    Fried Mule 4 days ago

    LOL nuking a hurricane:-) Its like stopping a tsunami with an umbrella:-)

  • Torando Tate
    Torando Tate 5 days ago

    Hurricane Katrina:Sand I need water-Hurricane Sandy:sure thing Katrina!-Rage Sisters XD

  • 神話Myth
    神話Myth 7 days ago

    4:48
    Ctrl + t Ctrl + t Ctrl + t Ctrl + t

  • XxLazerGamingNSXxX Gamer

    Ehh, just puts some flex tape, flex seal, flex glue and they youngest *FLeX*xEr LiL tAy

  • Nicholas veale
    Nicholas veale 9 days ago

    *belle left the chat* * real life lore joined the chat * *earth left the chat* the end of the world

  • Kirstie Hampton
    Kirstie Hampton 10 days ago

    This was never a question I wanted answered but now I need it to know.

  • Ominous
    Ominous 11 days ago

    Hurricane + nuke = radioactive nuclear hurricane. Bad idea.

  • Savanna Rose
    Savanna Rose 12 days ago

    Scientists: Oh shit, a hurricane! Let’s go drop a nuclear bomb in the eye of the storm from space.
    *Goes to space*
    *Drops bomb*
    Scientists: There we go! We saved tons of lives!
    *Goes back to earth*
    *Goes to see the city they just “saved”*
    *everything is destroyed by bomb*
    *12000 Lives taken. 14000 people injured*
    Scientists: Uh- i- fuck

  • Tyler Slep
    Tyler Slep 12 days ago

    0:52 number 3 would work... it would work

  • Evan Cuevas
    Evan Cuevas 12 days ago

    I used to live in Puerto Rico but I had to move to America because of hurracane Maria :(

  • Sniping_Ninja10
    Sniping_Ninja10 13 days ago

    Texas Squad Like This video

  • Alextails tail
    Alextails tail 13 days ago +1

    i live in Florida north

  • Mk Mk
    Mk Mk 14 days ago +1

    Slight problem with your idea uhhhh *It won't work*

  • Kay Then
    Kay Then 15 days ago

    *FLORIDA HAS ENTERED THE CHAT*

  • Alan Dalton
    Alan Dalton 15 days ago

    Can I nuke my crocks?

  • Shadow Renegade
    Shadow Renegade 19 days ago

    Instead of sharknado
    We have Nukerricane!!




    **I know the difference between tornados and hurricanes. Take the joke**

  • Konrad Eatme
    Konrad Eatme 19 days ago

    This is very incorrect. They are talking about energy released by hurricane over a days time. A 50 megaton bomb releases the energy in a tiny split second, burning up all the oxygen in the process and causing a vacuum, I believe a 50 megaton bomb would neutralize a smaller to medium hurricane. The energy released by a hurricane in the same amount of time as the nuke is a tiny fraction. This has to be taken into account, simple physics.

  • Odeswar Doley
    Odeswar Doley 21 day ago +2

    What happened if we denoted a nuclear bomb on Mt everst

    • DASCO2136
      DASCO2136 20 days ago

      Largest avalanche in human history

  • Sai
    Sai 22 days ago

    Only In America

  • Celestino Santiz
    Celestino Santiz 24 days ago

    it could cuase tsnomies

  • WeaponisedRaccoon
    WeaponisedRaccoon 25 days ago

    it blows up

  • True Anonymous
    True Anonymous 25 days ago

    Outlandish and Foolish, It's is the only going to be catastrophic for the ecosystem. - But the best of luck to you all who eradicates humanity Itself.

  • Marcus Henry
    Marcus Henry 26 days ago

    American does only think only destroying the earth huh

  • Paul Piper
    Paul Piper 26 days ago

    A better use for a nuke is to vaporize a meltdown like the one in Japan.Atoms vaporize at 5200 degrees fahrenheit.

  • Paul Piper
    Paul Piper 26 days ago

    Hiffin you nuked a hurricane it might nuke you back by its new white hot updraft causing it to grow a hundred times larger sucking all the earths atmosphere into one spot.

  • Planet Chris
    Planet Chris 27 days ago +1

    *_WELL THAT'S A LOTTA DAMAGE!_*

  • Krzear
    Krzear 27 days ago +2

    That's how you deal with weather!

  • SKG Swayy
    SKG Swayy 28 days ago

    How to stop a hurricane... Drop Toyota Corollas into it 😂😂😂

  • Splatink
    Splatink 28 days ago +1

    US: How do we stop hurricanes?
    EU: What is that?

  • Megan Miller
    Megan Miller Month ago

    This has to be the most ridiculous idea ever conceived. Nice job jackass!

  • Harambe Was Framed
    Harambe Was Framed Month ago

    Just evacuate a Hurricane. Plain and Simple. Especially if you’re close to water. What makes a Hurricane lethal isn’t just the wind but the Surge of Water. That’s why Katrina was so deadly was her 30 plus foot storm surge on the Mississippi Coast. New Orleans however, they were on the weaker side of the storm but levees “Failed”.

  • 50unitedstates
    50unitedstates Month ago

    Thumbs down only because this guy thinks he’s a professional or something. His voice is so annoying because he deliberately tries to make himself sound like “Mr. Commentator”. Dude, just do the same thing but speak in your “natural normal” voice. You don’t have to sound that way to be good. Just loose the “radio announcer voice” please. Otherwise it’s a good video

  • Izzy Haber
    Izzy Haber Month ago

    Live in Arizona the only national disaster here is a sand storm

  • sergent chris
    sergent chris Month ago

    Vsauce: challange accepted

  • Holly_Holy Water _
    Holly_Holy Water _ Month ago +1

    North Korea: *hold my beer*

  • Beezle Da Warlock
    Beezle Da Warlock Month ago

    It would be a disaster if they nuked a hurricane and it didn’t work but instead just spread radioactive particles everywhere..
    Edit: I wrote this before he mentioned it in the video haha!

  • Nix Ali
    Nix Ali Month ago

    Go 1:23

  • Phantom Gaming
    Phantom Gaming Month ago

    0:50 Drop x Toyota corolla’s is the best idea

  • Ye Boi
    Ye Boi Month ago

    *drop x Toyota carolas*

  • Alfaqwad
    Alfaqwad Month ago

    Perhaps if we built a large wooden badger...

  • Maestro Jack
    Maestro Jack Month ago

    Somebody's SCAMMING!

  • Tyvion Shaw
    Tyvion Shaw Month ago

    That shit is so fuckin American 😂 just nuke it and blow it full of some hot tasty American freedom

  • Christian Schuster
    Christian Schuster Month ago +1

    i beliebe in the might of the american tsar bomba... oh wait!

  • ChrispyD
    ChrispyD Month ago +1

    What if we build a wall to protect us from Hurricanes?

  • Michael Colwell
    Michael Colwell Month ago

    We Harvey even dented it yet

  • Michael Colwell
    Michael Colwell Month ago

    The easiest way is to make a cold front... Like Disney can!!!!

  • Pestilent Parrots
    Pestilent Parrots Month ago

    Humankind has detonated over 2000 nuclear bombs. What is with the myth that one will destroy all life as we know it through fallout?

  • WickyNyte2
    WickyNyte2 Month ago

    What happenes if you put a nuclear bomb in universe?

  • Steel Toe Sneakers
    Steel Toe Sneakers Month ago +4

    Nuclear Hurricane. I smell a made for TV movie

  • Chris Kokolios
    Chris Kokolios Month ago

    I think it will be sent off route from the hurricane and land who knows where

  • Davide Sanna
    Davide Sanna Month ago

    Radiations... radiations everywhere...

  • MJW
    MJW Month ago

    Show the hurricane a photo of hillary and it will vomit itself to death.

  • wesley hudnall
    wesley hudnall Month ago

    Even if we could disrupt these storms, it would not be advisable. Since tropical cyclones help regulate the earth's temperature, any decrease in tropical cyclone intensity would mean the oceans retain more heat.

    Over time, the build-up of heat could possibly enhance subsequent storms and lead to more numerous and/or stronger events.

  • chloe hyland
    chloe hyland Month ago

    wait never mind i just saw the tital so nvm

  • chloe hyland
    chloe hyland Month ago

    dont give anyone ideas

  • losev 2009
    losev 2009 Month ago

    ok well if that wont work, how about the Toyota Carrola idea?

  • Corban Thenoob
    Corban Thenoob Month ago

    But why though

  • Deadbäss
    Deadbäss Month ago +1

    What’s with the Toyota Corolla references on this channel lmao

    • Luis A
      Luis A Month ago

      I’m wondering the same thing lol

  • Cooling Heat
    Cooling Heat Month ago +1

    We could just take the hurricane and push it somewhere else

  • Pura Periculo
    Pura Periculo Month ago

    Irma was my favorite hurricane. Wilma was a bitch.

  • F5Storm1
    F5Storm1 Month ago

    No way we can control mother nature

  • ROKO MILKOVIĆ
    ROKO MILKOVIĆ Month ago

    Lol dis is so stupid. You should just get inside the hurricane and press Alt+F4

  • Master Cats And Dogs 5

    If a single hurricane releases 238 times more energy than the strongest nuke humanity has ever detonated, then why isn't a single hurricane strong enough do cause worldwide destruction?

  • Jaystar
    Jaystar Month ago

    I live in Austin TX where do you live??

  • Jan Berrios
    Jan Berrios Month ago

    Most dense idea ever

  • Rune Scape
    Rune Scape Month ago

    imagine deciding to live and build cities in a place that constantly gets hit by hurricanes.. blows my mind as someone from a place in europe that doesn't get hit by any weird weather. Why would they settle in a place where they constantly risk having to rebuild? I'm not talking about you specifically living there as I know you were born into it, but I mean the oldies that started building certain places.

  • Trex1094
    Trex1094 Month ago

    Lol Irma was a bitch

  • Jamoliddin Fakhriddinov

    0:48 drop x Toyota Corolla's wtf???

  • Havic Spoil
    Havic Spoil Month ago

    that was the smoothest advertisement ever

  • Rusken
    Rusken Month ago

    Simply put; We all die horribly.

  • BREAD CRUMZ
    BREAD CRUMZ Month ago

    I'm addicted to these videos

  • Chuck Norris
    Chuck Norris Month ago

    Drop toyota corolla is the most plausible solution

  • Sha ggy
    Sha ggy Month ago +1

    Raccooneggs has all the answers you seek

  • Marzipan Wars
    Marzipan Wars Month ago +1

    Anyone remember that really bad sci-fi movie called sharknado? The one where they FLEW A HELICOPTER INTO THE SHARKNADO and DROPPED A HOMADE BOMB INTO IT to stop the hurricane? Yeah me neither.

  • mrawesomeguy
    mrawesomeguy Month ago

    Yea but it would make a good movie.

  • YuGo Asap4Ever
    YuGo Asap4Ever Month ago +1

    Hungry? Nuke it.

  • Haring Bob
    Haring Bob Month ago

    Fact. Late president Marcos in Philippines build anti typhoon missiles

  • MilkManTV
    MilkManTV Month ago

    -Phil Swift has entered the chat.
    Hurricane Katrina caused $102 Billion dollars in damage
    *NOW THAT’S A LOTTA DAMAGE*

  • Pyryte
    Pyryte Month ago

    Our lord and savior Toyota shall save us!

  • Ramiro Espinoza
    Ramiro Espinoza Month ago

    You don’t need to nuke it just drop a bunch of Nokia phones in it.

  • Unoriginal Dumbass that just follows the trend

    Lmao are you stupid? The Nuke would just start spinning in the air inside the hurricane

  • TJ _singer
    TJ _singer 2 months ago

    We all know who did it.

  • Nicacio Ferreira
    Nicacio Ferreira 2 months ago

    REVIVE ME IM IN THE STORM AND UOUR IN THE EYE OF THE STORM !!

  • Noob Pro Gamer
    Noob Pro Gamer 2 months ago +3

    *Hurricane Harvey has liked this video*

  • RavenFromTeenT
    RavenFromTeenT 2 months ago

    Poisoning a hurricane with radiation before it hits sounds like a great idea!

  • BudKnight
    BudKnight 2 months ago

    With that tab now I can beat it while donating

  • Misaki- Chan
    Misaki- Chan 2 months ago

    My moms name is irma ._.

  • Gamer I like gaming
    Gamer I like gaming 2 months ago

    The Zsar Bomba was 58 megatons idiot ... sorry

  • The Crazy Guy
    The Crazy Guy 2 months ago

    The last problem really is not a problem anymore as the US just stepped out of the nuclear treaty

  • Name
    Name 2 months ago

    Can’t challenge nature.

  • PapaDankus
    PapaDankus 2 months ago

    American niggas be like

  • Abdul AlpLimIndFox
    Abdul AlpLimIndFox 2 months ago

    What happens when you nuke a nuke?

  • Mason Silvers
    Mason Silvers 2 months ago

    How tomstop a hurricane:
    *hurricane approaches*
    Humans: YOU SHALL NOT PASS *makes a huge hurricane prof wall*

  • Smokin Man
    Smokin Man 2 months ago

    I dont get why people move near the coast. I get if you lived there your entire life, work there etc. But to move there? You know there's going to be multiple hurricanes every year and you decide to move anyway. That would be like moving to Tornado Alley.

  • Xenobiath
    Xenobiath 2 months ago

    Yay, radioactive category 17 hurricane. Fuck all that.. I'm moving to Mars.

  • Carlos Carreño
    Carlos Carreño 2 months ago

    Oh 1960, the solution always was to nuclear power everything.

  • Vitamineq
    Vitamineq 2 months ago

    And tsunamis.

  • NEVERMIND ME
    NEVERMIND ME 2 months ago

    0:52 TRY #3

  • broly
    broly 2 months ago

    An anime action scene

  • Sneh Patel
    Sneh Patel 2 months ago

    Capture the hurricane n shoot it off earth towards the sun to cool it .. global warming