Noctilucent clouds July 2022

At the end of July we witnessed one of the most stunning displays of Noctilucent clouds across our islands. In this blog, we share some of your stunning photographs and explain what Noctilucent clouds are.

Out first image comes from Mawa Macdonald

This from the Met Office explains what Noctilucent clouds are and how to see them

You can read more from the Met Office here https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/learn-about/weather/types-of-weather/clouds/other-clouds/noctilucent#:~:text=Noctilucent%20clouds%20are%20extremely%20rare,Height%20of%20base%3A%20200%2C000%20feet.

Tolsta taken by Eric Tottman-Trayner

Stornoway – Cathy Hannaway

Shawbost – Tracy Watson

Holm taken by Marianne Mackenzie Ross

Stornoway taken by John Morrison

Ness – Norman James Campbell

Thanks to everyone who shared photos with us. We are heading towards the end of the season this year.

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