THE SKIES of Warwickshire had some unusual visitors yesterday evening (Monday).
Nacreous clouds – otherwise known as mother-of-pearl-clouds – were photographed by readers Raymond Borkowski in Rugby and Lee Seager in Lighthorne.
The Northern Lights-like clouds normally occur in the stratosphere over the Poles during the Polar winter, when temperatures are extremely cold (-78 degrees celsius or below).
The clouds were a mix of blues, purples, greens and yellows.
The phenomenon – which is rare to see in the UK – lasted about 30 minutes.