Colourful mother of pearl clouds in our skies may be ‘harbingers of doom’ says Western Isles meteorologist

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    Eddy “Weather” Graham, an award-winning researcher and lecturer at the Lews Castle College UHI, said they may be stunning to most observers, but he instead sees them as “harbingers of doom”.


    The rare polar stratospheric clouds – also known as nacreous clouds because of their “mother of pearl” colour – have been casting an iridescent pastel hue across our skies from Sunday evening into this morning.

    But behind the awe-inspiring beauty of these cloud formations, Mr Graham says there is a potential threat to the environment....

    Period30 Jan 2023

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