‘Chernobyl Sky’: Huge Mushroom Cloud Startles Residents In Russia

Chernobyl Sky Massive Mushroom Cloud RussiaThis gigantic nuclear explosion-style mushroom cloud looming over a Russian city certainly gave residents a fright.

The mushroom formation hovered over Tyumen in south-central Russia’s Tyumen Oblast region before being driven off by the wind.

One social media user wrote: “Chernobyl-style sky… Crazy. Like a nuclear explosion happened there or something. Sky was unreal.”

Social media users dubbed it ‘Chernobyl Sky’ in a grim tribute to the nuclear power plant explosion in the Ukraine in 1986, then part of the communist USSR.

Local meteorologists said the nuclear-style image was simply a natural phenomenon caused by weather conditions causing a column of could to soar nearly 20,000 feet into the sky.

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