Cirrostratus Clouds Made of?


A cirrostratus cloud is made up of water droplets and ice crystals. These ice crystals refract light from the sun to create a halo that is occasionally visible to us. Cirrostratus clouds are usually seen just before the outbreak of a storm or rain.
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( ¦sir·ō′strad·əs ¦klau̇d ) (meteorology) A principal cloud type, appearing as a whitish veil, usually fibrous but sometimes smooth,
Cirrostratus clouds are thin, generally uniform clouds, composed of
cirrostratus cloud: a thin uniform layer of hazy cloud at high altitude
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