Alas, it was not the end of the world—or worse, the beginning of a real-life movie starring Will Smith: It was just nature.
The giant cumulonimbus—which spanned several miles—was accompanied by lightning, swallowing up the capital’s skyline for an hour, according to the Daily Mail.
Photographers and videographers captured images of Thursday’s ominous-looking formation, which “gradually took the shape of an explosion from an atomic bomb.”
Here’s some video of the cloud over Beijing:
Posted on June 19, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged Armageddon, Beijing, Cumulonimbus cloud, Daily Mail, Mushroom cloud, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Nuclear weapon, Will Smith. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.