Cumulonimbus, from the Latin cumulus ("heap") and nimbus ("rainstorm", "storm
cloud"), is a dense towering vertical cloud associated with thunderstorms and ...
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 ...
Anvil- Anvils are the ice crystal clouds blown downwind from the top of a
cumulonimbus thunderstorm clouds. Cirrus- The general term for high clouds
Every thunderstorm cloud has a core region, a spreading anvil top, and an inflow-
outflow region. The core is that part of the cloud where sustained strong ...
May 27, 2010 ... This cloud has become a cumulonimbus cloud because it has an updraft, a
downdraft, and rain. Thunder and lightning start to occur, as well as ...
Nov 12, 2015 ... Cloud types are classified according to their shape and altitude. Their Latin
names describe their characteristics, for example, cumulus means ...
A thunderstorm is a storm with lightning and thunder. Its produced by a
cumulonimbus cloud, usually producing gusty winds, heavy rain and sometimes
Jul 1, 2014 ... One of his most elegant creations is Cloud, an interactive light shaped like a
cumulus cloud that simulates a thunderstorm both in light and ...
The main charging area in a thunderstorm occurs in the central part of the storm
... The result is that the upper part of the thunderstorm cloud becomes positively ...