By: Nayab Naseer
The word cumulonimbus is a combination of two Latin words "Cumulo" meaning puffy, and "nimbus" meaning dark. Cumulonimbus clouds (abbreviated "Cb") is a tall and dense cloud, formed due to atmospheric instability, and which precipitates thunderstorms and other intense weather.Cumulonimbus clouds do not fall...
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By: Effie Moore Salem
Cumulonimbus clouds are rain clouds that form when warm moist air evaporates as it rises. The older, larger, and heavier they become, forces their shape to change into the shape described as cumulonimbus. Nimbus, the second half of this compound word means a dark appearing...
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By: Philp Babitsky
Cumulonimbus clouds are high and dense, which are formed by instability in the atmosphere. These clouds are known to produce powerful weather effects such as storms. The clouds are classified as rising cloud types. The clouds form at around 3000 metres using convective updrafts, they...
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By: Janet Farricelli CPDT-KA
Cumulonimbus clouds are the thunderstorm clouds par excellence. They are the ones aircraft pilots want to steer clear of and outdoorsy people want to avoid on their favorite outings. They are extremely tall clouds that can be found towering up into the troposphere, where their...
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By: Matt Bird
Of all the clouds that appear in the sky, cumulonimbus clouds are the ones that garner the most attention from people on the ground, and are often the ones that are most readily named. There's a good reason for this, too, for depending on your...
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