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Virga and cloud shadows over Africa

Spectacular orange sunset clouds, with curved orange virga, above a silhouetted mountain.
View at EarthSky Community Photos. | Photo by Peter Lowenstein. He wrote: “Some lingering cloud and a strange curtain of virga left over after a late afternoon shower produced a spectacular display just after the sun had set below the horizon.” Thank you, Peter!

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Bottom line: Sunset with virga and cloud shadows, Mutare, Zimbabwe, March 5, 2019.

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March 6, 2019
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