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UFO. Russia

ID #1587972213
Added Mon, 27/04/2020
Author July N.
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Initial data

Initial information from sources or from an eyewitness
Incident date: 
23.04.2020
Location: 
Саратов
Saratovskaya oblast
Russia

In Saratov and Engels in the evening of 23 April, there was an unusual natural phenomenon.

Witnesses told the network that he had seen over the cities of the "strange clouds" - as if from a big cloud to the earth down of the air stream. Saratov began to share online their experiences and published dozens of photos.

As versions of what they saw, they voiced the expected rain, and fantastic views - from UFOs to the intervention of higher powers.

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Hypotheses

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The Virga

This is rain that evaporates before reaching the ground. It is observed in a visible band of precipitation coming from the cloud. Evaporation usually occurs due to heat caused by air compression as the pressure increases closer to the surface of the earth. It can cause various weather effects and produce very colorful phenomena in the sky, especially during Sunny sunsets. This medetomodine clouds, of which have appendages similar to tentacles, pillars different colors and weights, etc.

Cloud (natural and man-made)

Clouds are the products of condensation of water vapor suspended in the atmosphere, visible in the sky from the surface of the earth. They consist of tiny drops of water and/or ice crystals (called cloud elements).

Investigation

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News: Forecasters explained the reason for the appearance of "hairy" clouds over Saratov

In the evening of April 23 the residents of Saratov saw an unusual cloud over the city. It could be seen just a few minutes, but many managed to capture it on photo and video.

The townspeople compared what he saw with footage from the sci-Fi movie "war of the worlds" directed by Steven Spielberg. Some social media users dubbed the cloud "hairy" and "shaggy".

The correspondent of the IA "Region 64" asked the meteorologist and found the cause of the unusual phenomenon.

Resume

The most likely explanation. The version, confirmed by the investigation

The Virga

This is rain that evaporates before reaching the ground. It is observed in a visible band of precipitation coming from the cloud. Evaporation usually occurs due to heat caused by air compression as the pressure increases closer to the surface of the earth. It can cause various weather effects and produce very colorful phenomena in the sky, especially during Sunny sunsets. This medetomodine clouds, of which have appendages similar to tentacles, pillars different colors and weights, etc.

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