Cool cloud formation spotted over Ladner

Did you catch a glimpse of the “blue hole” over Ladner earlier this week?

Ladner’s Landing Facebook group member Jeff Fletcher posted a pair of photos to social media Monday showing a neat looking cloud formation with the caption “Just waiting for the mothership to arrive in the blue hole...”

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A photo posted to the Ladner's Landing Facebook group Monday. - courtesy Jeff Fletcher/Facebook


One commenter noted the formation is something called a fallstreak hole.

“A fallstreak hole (also known as a ‘hole punch cloud’) is a large circular or elliptical gap that can appear in cirrocumulus or altocumulus clouds,” the National Weather Service website explains.

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