Spectacular fire rainbow cloud appears in the iridescent sky of Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico

5

A spectacular fire rainbow cloud appeared in the sky of Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico on September 8 2015.

Here are some of the best pictures of this intense and eerie iridescent cloud sky phenomenon.

fire rainbow mexico, fire rainbow Leon mexico, fire rainbow leon guanajuato mexico, fire rainbow mexico september 8 2015, fire rainbow photo mexico
The rare raibow cloud is awesome. Photo: Instagram
fire rainbow mexico, fire rainbow Leon mexico, fire rainbow leon guanajuato mexico, fire rainbow mexico september 8 2015, fire rainbow photo mexico
And it adds a colorful cap to the cloud. Photo: Instagram
fire rainbow mexico, fire rainbow Leon mexico, fire rainbow leon guanajuato mexico, fire rainbow mexico september 8 2015, fire rainbow photo mexico
Rainbow clouds form on top of cumulus clouds after thunderstorms. Photo: Twitter
fire rainbow mexico, fire rainbow Leon mexico, fire rainbow leon guanajuato mexico, fire rainbow mexico september 8 2015, fire rainbow photo mexico
For iridescent clouds to form, the sun has to be high in the sky and the water droplets have to act like prisms. Photo: Twitter
fire rainbow mexico, fire rainbow Leon mexico, fire rainbow leon guanajuato mexico, fire rainbow mexico september 8 2015, fire rainbow photo mexico
Then the light is bent, forming a rainbow cap over the cumulus cloud.
fire rainbow mexico, fire rainbow Leon mexico, fire rainbow leon guanajuato mexico, fire rainbow mexico september 8 2015, fire rainbow photo mexico
This iridescent cloud is just too massive and eerie to be real. Photo Twitter
fire rainbow mexico, iridescent cloud mexico, fire rainbow Leon mexico, fire rainbow leon guanajuato mexico, fire rainbow mexico september 8 2015, fire rainbow photo mexico
And as if it was not enough, it got suddenly divided in two by an anticrepuscular ray. Photo: Twitter
fire rainbow mexico, iridescent cloud mexico, fire rainbow Leon mexico, fire rainbow leon guanajuato mexico, fire rainbow mexico september 8 2015, fire rainbow photo mexico
What an awesome sky phenomenon… Photo: Twitter

 

Have you already experienced something so powerful?

Follow us: Facebook and Twitter

5 COMMENTS

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.