'Like something out of Independence Day': Bizarre apocalyptic-looking clouds are spotted over Bournemouth



A music producer thought he had woken up to an impending apocalypse when he filmed bizarre 'holes' in the sky above his flat.
Fortunately, the strange sight was really a type of cloud formation, known as fallstreak, or hole-punch clouds.  
Experts say the stunning clouds that look like a brushstrokes are caused by a rare - but rather ordinary - atmospheric occurrence.
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HOLE-PUNCH CLOUDS  A fallstreak hole forms when part of the cloud layer forms ice crystals which are large enough to fall as a 'fallstreak'.
They form in clouds of supercooled water droplets - water... read more

 
13 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 30
Source: Daily Mail
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