TYPES OF CUMULUS CLOUDS Cumulus: Detached domes or towers which are usually dense and well defined; develops vertically in the form of rising mounds of which the bulging upper part often resembles a cauliflower; composed of a great density of small water droplets, frequently supercooled; larger dro
Science By Chrissy Warrilow Mar 21 2013 10:20 AM EDT weather.com Throughout the world, one of the most favored clouds among skywatchers is the cumulus cloud. The puffy, fluffy, whimsical clouds add character to beautiful sunny days, yet they become quite dramatic when they grow into huge, stormy thunderheads.How They
Cumulus clouds - clouds that are piled up Quatr.us answers questions Upgrade /Log in Options /Log out Print About Africa Egypt Mesopotamia Early Europe Greece Rome China India Central Asia Medieval Islamic Empire Native Americans S./Central America American History Biology Chemistry Geology Math Physics Weather Food J
Cumulonimbus Clouds: reaching high into the atmosphere . Cumulonimbus Clouds reaching high into the atmosphere Cumulonimbus clouds (Cb) are much larger and more vertically developed than fair weather cumulus. They can exist as individual towers or form a line of towers called a squall line. Fueled by vigorous convecti
Cumulo- means heap or pile in Latin . Cumulus clouds are often described as puffy , cotton-like or fluffy in appearance, and have flat bases. Cumulus clouds, being low-level clouds, are generally less than m in altitude unless they are the more vertical cumulus congestus form. Cumulus clouds may appear by themselves, i
Cumulus Clouds Cumulus clouds are puffy clouds that sometimes look like pieces of floating cotton. The base of each cloud is often flat and may be only 1000 meters (3300 feet) above the ground. The top of the cloud has rounded towers. When the top of the cumulus resembles the head of a cauliflower, it is called cumulu
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