Definitions for "Meteor Storm"
Keywords:  shower, rare, exceed, comet, minute
This is a rare event that occurs when Earth encounters closely grouped meteors within a meteor stream. Such events can see meteor rates exceeding 1000 per minute.
a very intense meteor shower
a period of meteor activity when more than 1000 meteors per hour can be seen from Earth. Meteor showers usually take place when the Earth passes through a very dense stream of comet debris (also known as a "meteoroid stream").