Video - Apocalyptic sky in Costa Rica

The mysterious spectacle in the sky occurred during the country's Independence Day

A luminous cloud formation was recently spotted in Costa Rica, during the country's Independence Day. The woman who posted to YouTube the video below, said the cloud over Escazu looked "like the end of times." The colorful cloud phenomenon was seen in various cities like San Jose, Escazu, Parrita, Pavas and Hatillo. Many people shared photos and videos of the beautiful formation on social media. According to experts, the occurrence was triggered by a rare weather phenomenon known as "cloud iridescence", originating from sunlight being refracted by water droplets and ice crystals in a cloud.