Dramatic ombré orange sky over S’pore at evening twilight on June 14, 2017

Some sunshine in times of darkness.

Zhangxin Zheng | June 18, 2017, 12:51 PM

Here's something you might have missed.

June 15, 2017, was the day a thunderstorm swept through most parts of Singapore till noon time.

Then it was spent catching up with every single update about the Lee family saga.

But what made the day different for some was the sky at twilight as it glowed a dramatic ombré orange like this:

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"A sunset is a wonderful opportunity for us to appreciate all the great things the sun gives us" Always amazing be able to get off work early and see the sunset. Though i was hardly functioning at full capacity today. 😅 #sunset #singapore #nofilter

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This is not the first time.

As previously reported, a similar ombré pink sky appeared earlier in February.

Its appearance then could be due to the downpour in the day earlier:

As the rain clouds from Saturday afternoon dissipated or departed in the evening, it’s likely the band of clouds left behind was slanting and thin, which reflected more of the orange and red light of sunset in the lower atmosphere. The storm also washed off larger air particles, which usually dull the sky colour, allowing this dramatic filtering effect that we saw.

Here's a time lapse of the sunset on June 15.


Well, wherever you are in Singapore, you can get a piece of nature's beauty. Here are what others have captured on Instagram:


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Just happened to look outside my window right around sunset this evening and saw this cotton candy sky. Grabbed my camera and 📷📸📷 #singaporeskytoday #raresight 😍😍😍

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fire in the sky

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Twilight sky

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: sunset. today #singapore #weekday #evening #sunset #clouds

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19:17pm #singapore #nofilter #sky

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Today's #sunset was on a whole new level. Definitely nothing compared to those #SoCal sunsets but still pretty damn nice👌🏽 #Singapore #VSCO

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As our time in #singapore draws to a close, i thought I'd share a picture I got on my phone earlier tonight. This is without a filter, no jokes. This alone should explain why this place is so amazing 😍 #travel #holiday #sunset

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The sky over S’pore at evening twilight was a beautiful ombré pink. Here’s why

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Top photo from screenshot of jysg14 Instagram post

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