Cloud or divine?

Nature is magical, and it occasionally allows us to witness its magic. One such video of a rare rainbow pileus (or ‘scarf’) cloud captured in China’s Haikou City is going viral on the social media.

It has been shared by several users on Twitter. The video shows a mesmerising view of rainbow coloured scarf cloud over the city.

The video was shot on August 21, according to Mashable, and shows various cloud colours that together form a rainbow-coloured canopy, giving the sky an unusually lovely appearance.

According to World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), pileus cloud is an accessory cloud of small horizontal extent, in the form of a cap or hood above the top or attached to the upper part of a cumuliform cloud that often penetrates it.

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