Per Dan Ashbach, this is a rare meteorological phenomenon called a skypunch. Ice crystals form above the high-altitude cirro-cumulo-stratus clouds, then fall downward, punching a hole in the cloud cover.

Per Dan Ashbach, this is a rare meteorological phenomenon called a skypunch. Ice crystals form above the high-altitude cirro-cumulo-stratus clouds, then fall downward, punching a hole in the cloud cover.

de Villiers dam, Table Mountain.                        Prothea the flower who is the national flower of SA.

de Villiers dam, Table Mountain. Prothea the flower who is the national flower of SA.

Table Mountain, Cape Town - South Africa.  Table Mountain is believed to be one of the oldest mountains in the world

Table Mountain, Cape Town - South Africa. Table Mountain is believed to be one of the oldest mountains in the world

Cape Town, South Africa  http://www.travelandtransitions.com/destinations/destination-advice/africa/cape-town-travel-things-todo/

Cape Town, South Africa http://www.travelandtransitions.com/destinations/destination-advice/africa/cape-town-travel-things-todo/

Table Mountain in the Springtime  http://www.travelandtransitions.com/destinations/destination-advice/africa/cape-town-travel-things-todo/

Table Mountain in the Springtime http://www.travelandtransitions.com/destinations/destination-advice/africa/cape-town-travel-things-todo/

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