Many people took video of it and spread it on social media. Videos spread on Chinese social media platforms. The video was viewed by over 150 million people.
As the people became more frightened, the officials themselves came up with an explanation about the phenomenon. According to the Susan Meteorological Department, the red color is caused by light scattering and scattering near the port.
When the weather is good, the water in the atmosphere turns into aerosols. They also point out that the sky turns red when they scatter light from fishing boats and ships. There are some reports that the sky has become more red in the port area.
There have been many comments about this phenomenon. Many people even talked about it until it was the smell of the world. But people were relieved when weather monitors gave an explanation.
As the incident went viral, the issue was discussed on national television in China. Many scientists and marine experts have participated in the discussion and given explanations. This reddish phenomenon has occurred in many areas before. The sky also changed color in areas where wildfires broke out last year in California.