A rainbow that lasted almost nine hours over Chinese Culture University near Taipei has made it way into the Guinness World Records as the longest-ever rainbow.
It was seen on November 30, 2017, the Huffpost reported.
"It was amazing. … It felt like a gift from the sky. ... It’s so rare!" science professor Chou Kun-hsuan told the BBC back in November.
The Taipei rainbow beat the former record-holder, which lasted for six hours over Wetherby, Yorkshire, on March 14, 1994.
"When we broke the previous record after passing six hours, I was hardly able to stay seated for lunch," he said. "I was so excited. I wanted to make sure we captured the rainbow. But then it did something even more incredible ― it went on to beat the previous record by another three hours!"...