Rare cloud phenomena seen in Costa Rica

Pretty, but a lovely natural event does not equate to “end times”. That term is incredibly overused.

An iridescent, multi-hued cloud phenomenon was recently spotted in Costa Rica skies, and residents were left awestruck and mystified.

Source: Mysterious Iridescent ‘End of Times’ Cloud Phenomenon Spotted in Costa Rica – ABC News

Though users on social media have various theories on what caused the light formation, including aliens or UFOs, experts said the stunning view was caused by a rare weather phenomenon called “cloud iridescence.”

The colorful luminescence is caused by the sun’s light being refracted by water droplets and ice crystals in the cloud, said, Eladio Solano, a meteorologist with Costa Rica’s National Meteorological Institute, according to Costa Rica media outlet Teletica News.

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