Experts Claim They Know The Reason Why The Bermuda Triangle Is One Of The Most Mysterious Places On Earth

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Many of us correlate the Bermuda Triangle with many, many bad things happening. For that reason, it's why the location—located in the Atlantic Ocean between Bermuda, Florida and Puerto Rico—has earned the nickname "Devil's Triangle," as it has been known for its mysterious ways of making ships and planes disappear.

And while some think it's just because the place has some wicked curse that eats those vessels up, a new Science Channel documentary claims to have found the real reason for the Bermuda Triangle's evilness—and it lies in the clouds, per The Telegraph.

In a new Science Channel documentary, "What On Earth?", meteorologists claim that an unusual type of cloud located in the region could be behind a number of the disappearances.

The hexagonal-shaped clouds, measuring between 20 and 50 miles across, can cause extremely localized high winds which, they speculate, could be the cause of some of the previously-unexplained incidents.

"These types of hexagonal shapes over the ocean are in essence, 'air bombs,'' said Dr Randy Cerveny of Arizona State University.

"They're formed by what are called microbursts. They're blasts of air that come down out of the bottom of the clouds and hit the ocean, and they create waves that can sometimes be massive in size once they start to interact with each other."

In layman's terms, that means that these hexagonal-shaped clouds can cause winds that reach almost 100 mph and waves over 45 feet high, causing an affect that most planes or boats would struggle with to avoid crashing, per NBC News

Of course, just because meteorologists make such a claim doesn't mean that it's 100 accurate—or even disputed—as some experts call the research hogwash.

NBC’s Kevin Corriveau said: "When I look at a hexagonal cloud shape in the Bahamas, this is not the cloud signature of what a microburst looks like.

"You would normally have one large to extremely large thunderstorm that wouldn't have an opening in the middle."

So one group of really smart meteorologists claim they've solved the mystery, while another really smart meteorologist argues their research, meaning the Bermuda Triangle still might be more of a mystery than we all thought.

H/T ThisIsInsider