Tag: clouds

Mammatus clouds

February 20, 2023

they are usually seen at the base of cumulonimbus clouds (rain clouds).Mammatus clouds are a type of elongated cloud formation that hangs from the base of the cloud. These cysts are usually circular or oval in shape and can range in size from a few centimeters to several meters in diameter. Mammoth clouds usually form…

Punch hole clouds

September 1, 2021

Also known as the False Streak hole, these are large circular rings that can appear in the clouds of cirochromulus or altochumulus.Zero Comulus clouds …..(Serocumulus clouds are composed of numerous small white clouds, which usually converge at higher elevations. Cirrocumulus sometimes looks like the scaly skin of a fish, called the neighboring sky. Such holes…

Clouds around the moon

August 23, 2021

This is called a halo or 22 degree halos.This halo of light. View around the Sun or the Moon at an angle of about 22 degrees.High and thin cirrus clouds were moving through the sky. These clouds contain millions of tiny ice crystals.The halos we see are caused by refraction, or diffraction of light, reflected…