According to Business Insider, citing an unidentified source, the cable bombed out as a result of a short-circuit, itself a result of immense pressure, and that a result of recent rains in the Congo flooding submarine trenches with sediment, maybe, or… a volcano.
“Deep down, there isn’t much sources of heat. (So) it was either a short circuit from the power that goes to repeater or from a geothermal from a small ocean volcano.”
Rain, volcano, some cosmic horror feeding in the dark, its limpid tentacles sucking at the plastic as it dreams of flesh. I mean, who even knows what lurks in the water. What we do know is that this is exactly how one of those Roland Emmerich disaster-porn movies starts.
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