The strange cloud formations can be found all over the world. And while they are a bit weird and sometimes scary and foreboding, these clouds remain beautiful. Nature’s sky is painted beautifully by these brush strokes of water vapor…and magic.
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An amazing photo of a large shelf cloud off the coast of Montevideo, Uruguay. A shelf cloud is a low, horizontal, wedge-shaped Arcus cloud.
AMAZING MUSHROOM STORM CLOUD OVER BEIJING Photograph by Imaginechina / Rex Features Spotted over Beijing was this incredible mushroom-like cumulonimbus storm cloud as a plane flies past, giving us a great indication of how massive this cloud really is.
Beijing sky at on June The giant cumulonimbus—which spanned several miles—was accompanied by lightning.
Horizontal Twister: A long and thin cloud which looked like a wet shirt being wringed out of water. As strange as that was there’s more to it, the cloud was rotating around it’s own axel and twisting even more and more.
An extremely rare rainbow-colored pileus iridescent cloud over Ethiopia. The iridescent colors are caused by tiny water droplets in the cloud diffracting sunlight.
Tornado Season Peaking Earlier Than Ever
Supercell thunderstorm over Courtney, Oklahoma. Photo by Kelly DeLay.
Pictures of the day: 8 January 2014
Dark clouds and a heavy rain approach Montevideo from the Rio de la Plata, Uruguay on January (Photo byd MARIANA SUAREZ/AFP/Getty Images)
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Earth from Above: 101 Stunning Images from Orbit
In August a NASA satellite captured this image of three angry sisters in the western Pacific Ocean. This trio of storms formed within three days of each other.
Electric Earth: Stunning Images of Lightning
OAR/ERL/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) Intense cloud-to-ground lightning was caught using time-lapse photography during a nighttime thunderstorm.
Mount Etna Is Blowing Perfect Smoke Rings
Wave cloud These clouds are usually formed by waves of air that flow over a raised land feature such as a mountain range.
Undulatus asperatus (or alternately, asperatus) is a cloud formation, proposed in 2009 as a separate cloud classification by the founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society. If successful it will be the first cloud formation added since cirrus intor.