Fog Domes--Spectacular But Rare
« Thread started on: Dec 3rd, 2016, 7:09pm »
Dog walker sparks alien invasion theories after capturing pics of rare fog dome weather phenomenon
By GEORGE SANDEMAN 3rd December 2016, 11:52 am
A DOG walker was left dumbfounded after coming across a huge pod shaped object in the distance.
Teacher Hannah Blandford, 33, took a photo of the eerie structure over fields in the small village of Tremeirchion in north Wales yesterday morning at 8am.
Pictures of rare fog dome phenomenon has sparked alien conspiracy theorists. Hannah Blandford/Bav Media
Hannah, who works as a teacher, said: “I couldn’t believe how perfectly dome shaped it was, it looked amazing, so I had to take a photo. I’d never seen anything like it before, it was really quite special.
“I watched it for about 10 minutes and then the dome started to flatten and it looked like very thick low lying cloud. It spread out across 12 fields and covered a huge area.”
Met Office forecaster John West said the fog dome had probably been caused by a source of heat on the ground.
He said: “This is a very unusual phenomenon, but the most likely explanation is that the fog dome has been caused by a source of heat close to the ground, possibly an agricultural building or a relatively warm pool of water.
“As the fog has formed in the valley this heat source has forced the fog to lift away from the ground into a dome as warmer air rises; like a hot air balloon.”