Even the tops of typical cumulonimbus
clouds, in contrast, rarely rise out of the troposphere.
For example, the larger size of many newer homes, especially those with few large trees around them, makes them easy targets for a fiery bolt from a cumulonimbus
JUST BEYOND THE eastern range, cumulonimbus
William Rankin was passing over a monstrous cumulonimbus
cloud when, at nine miles up, the engine of his F-8 fighter jet quit with a grating, rasping jolt.
For example, the sky is filled with cumulonimbus
clouds towering to an anvil head near the top of the painting.
Blackburn against Leicester is a whacking great mass of cumulonimbus
with few obvious redeeming features, and you could easily be forgiven for finding something better to do than endure 90 minutes of huff and puff from Ewood P ark this afternoon.
Thus, altocumulus is a puffy cloud at high altitude and cumulonimbus
is a cumulus cloud that rains.
They depict 15 different types of clouds, from the frightening cumulonimbus
with a tornado whirling beneath to the choppy cirrus clouds that often precede a storm.
These are known as cumulonimbus
, or thunderstorm, clouds.
Reassuringly, he didn't appear to be taking our ride in the little Piper too seriously--that is, until I saw his reaction to the approaching cumulonimbus
As we got closer to the towering cumulonimbus
with its distinct anvil resulting from the solar winds (because I'm sure the tops of these clouds were not in our atmosphere), I began to get a little nervous.
clouds, precursors to thunderstorms, were building to the south.