Bizarre cloud baffles Brazil town

Have you ever seen a cloud like this?

Updated: 

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

See also: 'Virgin Mary' spotted in clouds at shrine

See also: Rare roll cloud captured in Cumbria

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.

18 weird natural phenomena around the world

18 weird natural phenomena around the world