International Cloud Atlas Recognizes 11 New Kinds Of Clouds

By Mary S Papenfuss

The International Cloud Atlas has officially recognized 11 new kinds of clouds.

The updated list in the atlas that names the types of clouds in the world includes five special ones that are created in very specific circumstances, such as flammagenitus clouds (triggered by wildfires) and cataractagenitus clouds (developed from the spray of waterfalls).

Newly recognized volutus clouds resemble a giant roll, and are actually considered a new “species” of cloud. Asperitas …read more

Source:: Huffington Post Green

      

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