Ghanaians were held spellbound when the halo phenomenon emerged in the skies late Wednesday morning. Hundreds of people stepped out of their offices to take pictures of the celestial wonders. Onlookers believed it was signs of the last days. "Jesus is coming today," fascinated Victoria Mintah told AfricaNews.

However, meteorologists said the phenomenon known as halo phenomenon is natural around the world.

It is already a subject of interest on social networks. Ghanaian Facebookers are asking reasons behind it in the midst of their excitement.

"God is wonderful have u seen de sky people. Round rainbow surroundin de sun. Beautiful," Lorraine Ama N. Atopley

"Solar halo is wats happenin in de sky," she asked.

"Really i doubt if its a rainbow ,just one of the antics of God, definately we will get the scientific definition for it," Princess Anna-Marian Ayeley Ardayfio commented on someone's status.

A halo also known as a nimbus, icebow or Gloriole is an optical phenomenon produced by ice crystals creating colored or white arcs and spots in the sky.