Beautiful sun halo rainbow forms after snow in Russia

Video: https://www.dropbox.com/s/m05i4d1x788q2ys/VRP10571.mp4?dl=0

A halo rainbow appeared over snow in Saint Petersburg, Russia, late on Tuesday afternoon (Feb 9).

Footage shows the beautiful winter scene in a park in the centre of the city, with the low sun casting long shadows over the fresh white powder. A halo rainbow was seen hovering behind buildings in the ditance.

Temperatures in Saint Petersburg dropped to -23C this week, making the city one of the coldest habitable places in the world.