Looking Up

Clouds form when water condenses onto microscopic dust particles floating in the air. Clouds are defined by both the way they look and how high they are in the atmosphere.

Cloud

NAME APPEARANCE ALTITUDE
Cumulo-nimbus=Thunderheads Can cause lightning, thunder, hail, strong rains, strong winds, and tornadoes Near ground up to 75,000 feet
Cirro-stratus Thin, wispy, appears in sheets. Located above thunderheads Above 18,000 feet
Alto-cumulus Medium-sized puffy, patchy, scattered clouds – often in linear bands 6,500 – 20,000 feet
Cumulus Puffy and piled up Below 6,500 feet

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Low cloud

 

 

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Happy New Year. Thank you for visiting by little part of the blogmosphere.

2015- Bring It On

COLOURS IN MOTION: FOREIGN NATURE

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6 Responses to Looking Up

  1. Maxima says:

    All my good wishes for a very beautiful New Year my friend .Happy New Year! With love Maxima

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  2. scifihammy says:

    Lovely clouds/sunset 🙂 Have A Happy New Year 🙂

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  3. Yvonne says:

    And the beauty the clouds and the sun combined provides us is priceless! I hope we get some more rain …

    Happy New Year.

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