Rare cloud formation spotted in Victoria’s east

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Credit:  Nancy Waddington
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The cloud formation between the towns of Leongatha and Korumburra. Credit: John Pietka via ABC

A rare cloud formation known as a Fallstreak Hole has been sighted over eastern Victoria in Australia.

Dozens of people photographed the phenomenon, sending their pictures to broadcaster, the ABC.

The Fallstreak Hole, or hole punch cloud, occurs when part of a cloud’s water droplets freeze into ice crystals and fall below the cloud layer.

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