A STUNNING supermoon was seen rising over the Thames in London late yesterday afternoon.
Rain and clouds which had dominated the morning sky cleared away in time to provide a clear view of the rising moon.
According to NASA, it was a "super blood moon" due to the phenomenon whereby the moon appears reddish in colour and particularly large and bright, which occurs when a total eclipse coincides with its closest approach to the earth.
It was the second full moon of the same calendar month making it a "blue moon".
The Super Blue Blood Moon rising next to St Paul's Cathedral.
The awe-inspiring sight was framed by some of London's most well known landmarks.
People gathered on bridges and at vantage points to what the spectacular moon.