UFO-shaped clouds appear over South Africa

(ABC) — Aliens? Not so fast — although some unusual clouds over Cape Town this weekend looked like UFOs to some, there’s a simple explanation for the meteorological phenomena.

Many social media users commented on the strange weather formation that appeared over the South African city on Sunday, saying that the clouds looked as if they were shaped like UFOs. But it turned out to be lenticular clouds, not alien invaders, that were visiting the city.