edit]. See also: Lightning and Wildfire. A return stroke, cloud-to-ground lightning
strike during a thunderstorm.
May 17, 2015 ... Rapid vertical growth in these cauliflower-looking cumulonimbus clouds shows
that there is a mature thunderstorm, likely producing heavy rain.
Oct 31, 2011 ... Flying around thunderstorm clouds in the Caribbean. You can see lightnings, ice
particles, St. Elmo´s fire and turbulence. Only thing missing is ...
Thunderstorm types ... The clouds are what make the sky look so interesting. To
many, all clouds look the same - but as soon as one begins to study the vast ...
are dark at the base and have an anvil-shaped top. They are exceptionally dense and appear like mountains or towers before the tops flatten out. More »
Anvil- Anvils are the ice crystal clouds blown downwind from the top of a
cumulonimbus thunderstorm clouds. Cirrus- The general term for high clouds
A thunderstorm is a storm with lightning and thunder. Its produced by a
cumulonimbus cloud, usually producing gusty winds, heavy rain and sometimes
A thunderstorm is associated with a very tall cloud mass, a cumulonimbus cloud,
that has a flat, dark base from which heavy rain and hail can fall (Photo 2).
A large amount of the thunderstorm's energy comes from the condensation
process that forms the thunderstorm clouds. As the thunderstorm progresses, ...
Jul 25, 2015 ... There's something oddly soothing about thunderstorms and sleep. Often times it's
hard to get out of bed when it's raining outside and it makes ...