A mass Mirage?, a Flata Morgana? Hundreds see ‘floating city’ in skies above China

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Weather experts have explained the phenomena as natural mirage, an optical illusion called Fata Morgana.

Fata Morgana can be seen on land or sea and involves the optical distortion and inversion of distant objects such as boats, which can appears as skyscrapers because the images become stacked, when rays of light bend as they pass through air of different temperatures such as in a heat haze.

But the mystery has sent conspiracy theorists into over drive.

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