Site statistics

34865 facts from 176 countries related to 1181 phenomena have been registered in Archive. 2813 of them were solved, another 10861 are under verification for compliance with one of the 320 versions.

6 facts have been added for last 24 hours.

Share your story

You are in "Versions" section

This section includes information about possible versions explaining the true nature of the event described in the fact.

Ice needles

Added Fri, 07/10/2016
Sources
Феномены
Version type

Solid precipitation in the form of fine ice crystals floating in the air, resulting in cold weather (air temperature below -10...-15°). Day sparkle in the light of the sun, at night in the moonlight or by the light of lanterns. Often ice needles form at night beautiful glowing "pillars", coming from the lanterns up in the sky.
Occur most often during clear or cloudy the sky, sometimes fall from cirrostratus or Cirrus clouds.

Sometimes the phenomenon is called in the media "Mysterious light pillars".

Translated by «Yandex.Translator»

Related facts

Related news


Log in or register to post comments

Site friends

  • Мир тайн — сайт о таинственном
  • Activite-Paranormale
  • UFOlats
  • Новый Бестиарий
  • The Field Reports
  • UFO Meldpunt Nederland
  • GRUPO DE ESTUDOS DE UFOLOGIA CIENTÍFICA
  • Паранормальная наука, наука об аномалиях
  • Новости уфологии
  • UFO Insights
  • Mundo Ovnis

Attention!

18+

Site contains materials that are not recommended for impressionable people.

You are reporting a typo in the following text:
Simply click the "Send typo report" button to complete the report. You can also include a comment.