Bizarre cloud baffles Brazil town

Residents in the Brazilian city of Teixeira de Freitas were left baffled after a mysterious cloud formed over the city on 17 August.

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Joao Paulo Magalhaes shared this video to Instagram from a petrol station, showing the cloud column hover over the neighbourhoood of Bairro Santa Rita as the sun set.

The jaw-dropping cloud formation didn't last long, however. Magalhaes said the cloud dissipated within five minutes. Find out more above.