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Monday, 12 October 2009

Bizarre 'Independence Day' cloud spotted over Moscow

In scenes reminiscent of Independence Day, a ring-shaped luminous cloud was seen above Moscow city's Western District on Wednesday, last week.

The pale halo has social networkers speculating that it could be either a UFO or a sign from God. But experts say it is simply a natural phenomenon.

Talking to the Daily Mail, a spokesman from Moscow's weather forecasting service said: "Several fronts have been passing through Moscow recently, there was an intrusion of the Arctic air too, the sun was shining from the west – this is how the effect was produced.

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