Skiers in Sweden were left dumbfounded when a UFO-shaped cloud appeared over the resorts of Åre and Duved, sending onlookers into a mania of picture snapping and uploading lots of stunning visuals onto social media.[iframe src=”https://www.facebook.com/plugins/post.php?href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fsvtvader%2Fphotos%2Fa.360337645801.190964.360297495801%2F10155010992120802%2F%3Ftype%3D3&width=500″ width=”500″ height=”466″ style=”border:none;overflow:hidden” scrolling=”no” frameborder=”0″ allowTransparency=”true”]
UFO enthusiasts will be disappointed to learn, however, that far from being visitors from a distant galaxy, these clouds, though rare, are terrestrial.
They are known as lenticular clouds, and form when air is forced to rise when it comes in contact with a natural or manmade object, such as a mountain or skyscraper. When the air then cools, it forms amazing shapes.
Source: RT News