Spectacular cloud formation spotted over Australia from passenger plane – Telegraph

The Met Office said it is a stunning example of a wave cloud CREDIT: ILYA KATSMAN/INSTAGRAM Helena Horton 12 JANUARY 2017 • 11:19AMA spectacular and beautiful cloud formation was spotted in the skies above Australia by a passenger on an aeroplane.Ilya Katsman, 22, saw the phenomenon on a Virgin Australia flight from Perth to Adelaide.A spokesperson from the Met office explained to The Telegraph that the cloud is of a type commonly seen in Australian skies, but they are rarely as beautifully distinctive as this example.Ms Katsmann wrote on Instagram: “The most unique cloud formation I have seen to date on route from Perth to Adelaide somewhere over The Great Australian Bite”.Virgin Australia posted a selection of photographs, writing: “Flying above the clouds has never looked this good! These incredible cloud formations were seen on board VA714 from Perth to Adelaide.”

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