And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their place
A revelation of perhaps the ultimate revelation that will occur at the end of time, a foreshadowing of future events like Abraham's act of sacrifice of his son foreshadowing the future sacrifice of God's son, Jesus, later in history. Questions seem to be plentiful over how this developed, but no answers.
(Related: Is this mysterious, yellow haze in China really from burning straw?)
Officials said last week the haze was the result of burning straw — an illegal but still practiced activity. The June 14 cloud on the other hand is reported to be a natural phenomenon created by clouds typically associated with thunderstorms.
Here are a few photos of the cloud from China Daily:
An enormous mushroom cloud formed in the sky over Beijing late last week, sparking fears that a cataclysmic, Armageddon-like event was underway.Alas, it was not the end of the world—or worse, the beginning of a real-life movie starring Will Smith: It was just nature.The giant cumulonimbus—which spanned several miles—was accompanied by lightning, swallowing up the capital's skyline for an hour, according to the Daily Mail.Photographers and videographers captured images of Thursday's ominous-looking formation, which "gradually took the shape of an explosion from an atomic bomb."According to the National Center for Atmospheric Research, a giant cumulonimbus is a thunderstorm cloud that forms from a towering cumulus, which "resembles the head of a cauliflower."Here's some video of the cloud over Beijing: