Incredible Photos Of UFO-Shaped Clouds Swirling Atop Mountains From Around The World

Incredible Images Of Ufo Shaped Clouds Swirling Atop Mountains

Published on February 28th, 2017

They have in the past been mistaken for UFOS. When the moist air flow encounters obstructions, such as landforms or buildings, standing waves in the atmosphere are created. As the air condenses, the odd-shaped clouds are made. Seen here captured in various locations around the world, they form when strong, wet winds blow over rough terrain.

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They sometimes resemble tornadoes mid-strike and have frequently been mistaken for UFOs in the past. In fact, these are lenticular clouds. They look incredible and look like UFOs disguised in the clouds, who knows some may be real UFOs in disguise, hovering over landscapes from Mount Fuji to Alaska and beyond.

1. Seen above the town of Gevgelija in Macedonia, a lenticular cloud forming amid white streaks left by aircraft

White Streaks Clouds, Ufo-Shaped Clouds


2. Apocalyptic grey clouds swirl over this mountain range in a staggering photo taken last year in an undisclosed location

Ufo-Shaped Clouds 1

3. Mount Drum, a stratovolcano built from alternate layers of lava and ash, located in the Wrangell Mountains of Alaska, is dwarfed by lenticular clouds

Mount Drum Clouds

4. A spiralling lenticular cloud shrouds Mount Fuji in Japan, captured at Lake Tanuki in the Fujinomiya, Shizuoka Prefecture

Mount Fuji Clouds


5. Miscanti Lagoon looks painterly here as it sits under these saucer-shaped clouds near the Chilean town of San Pedro de Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama

6. Pinkish lenticular clouds loom over the Tolbachik, a volcanic complex on the Kamchatka Peninsula in the far east of Russia

Tolbachik Clouds,Ufo-Shaped Clouds

7. The vivid clouds here have formed a particularly unusual pattern as they hover in an otherwise clear sky in Denver, Colorado

Denver, Colorado

8. Only the peak of Mount Rainier can be seen here through a heavy cloak of fluffy clouds in Washington, with one lenticular formation perched on top

Mount Rainier,Ufo-Shaped Clouds


9. This lenticular cloud formation rests like a hat on a distant volcano, photographed in the Virunga Mountains, Uganda

Virunga Mountains, Uganda


10. Sunset at Mount Mckinley with a lenticular cloud overhead as seen from Wonder Lake in the Denali National Park, Alaska

Sunset At Mount Mckinley

11. Photographer Akihiro Shibata spotted these arc-like clouds circling the peak of Mount Fuji, the highest mountain in Japan

Arc-like Clouds


12. Satellite dishes sit beneath a night sky bursting with stars at La Palma, in Spain’s Canary Islands, as a series of lenticular clouds hover in between

Satellite dishes Clouds

13. The lenticular formation to the right has an electrifying effect in this shot taken on an unusually snowy day in Arizona

Ufo-Shaped Clouds

14. Light, wispy spirals of cloud mark the vivid blue sky seen here in a scene captured over Mount Shasta in California

Blue Clouds

15. Lenticular clouds are a relatively rare weather phenomenon, resulting in formations that are stationary and lens-shaped, seen here over Mount Fuji in Japan

Ufo Shaped Clouds atop Of the Mountain

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