Australian Skies Are Home to an Extremely Rare, Wormhole-Like Cloud Formation

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According to (This article and its images were originally posted on ScienceAlert December 31, 2018 at 04:47PM.)

Australia is home to one of the world’s rarest meteorological phenomena, which most people have never heard of.

Known as morning glory clouds, these long bands of cigar-shaped formations can stretch up to 1,000 kilometres (621 miles) in length.

And they can only be seen reliably in one place in the world – Australia’s Gulf Country township around the Gulf of Carpentaria in northwestern Queensland, each Southern Hemisphere spring (from September to November).

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This article and images were originally posted on [ScienceAlert] December 31, 2018 at 04:47PM. Credit to the original author and ScienceAlert | ESIST.T>G>S Recommended Articles Of The Day.

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