CATHERINE Picioane was just sitting down for lunch with her brother Brendan from Shaws Bay when she saw an unusual sight in the sky. It was a rainbow-like image, but it was straight and the colours were blurred.
The Melbourne woman, who is in Ballina on holidays, photographed what she saw and sent it to the Advocate.
A similar photo taken that day was posted on the North Coast Stormchasers' website, and their explanation was: "It just so happens that the sun was on the right angle at the right time and all of the ice crystals let off a rainbow-like colour."
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