Thursday, January 14, 2016

Rare phenomenon called "UFO clouds" spotted in China!


“UFO clouds” or meteorologist describes it as gathering of Lenticular clouds (Altocumulus lenticularis) was seen in different parts of Beijing this Wednesday.



The said phenomenon can commonly be seen near mountainous areas. They are formed when strong and moist winds blows over terrains that causes the clouds to condense into UFO shaped like clouds.



It is called Lenticular because of its lens-like formation.


Source:
https://www.facebook.com/cctvnewschina/posts/1113806688660150
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/11/151109-ufo-clouds-cape-town-lenticular-clouds-weather-science/

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