A huge formation of mammatus clouds observed over Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, during the afternoon of March 17, 2016. Image credit Tom Wildoner
Rare Mammatus clouds, derived from the Latin mamma (meaning “udder” or “breast”), can appear especially dramatic if sunlit from the side. Photographed by Craig Lindsay
These Mammatus clouds were photographed over Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada during the past summer. Mammatus (“mammary cloud” or “breast cloud”), is a meteorological term applied to
One of the pretty sights of nature, Mammatus clouds, only occur where cumulonimbus clouds are present. It is usually linked to the after effect of
Severe thunderstorms rolled through western North Carolina on the evening of June 7, 2011. Though we were spared the worst of the wind and rain, ominous
The photo above showing eerie-looking mammatus clouds over Edinburgh, Scotland was captured in May of 2010. In spite of the gloominess of the scene, no
Normal cloud bottoms are flat because moist warm air that rises and cools will condense into water droplets at a very specific temperature, which usually
Thunderstorm time lapse and spectacular phenomenon with facts and information of where to witness these fascinating sights.
This retreating cumulonimbus cloud, or thundercloud, is somewhat unusual as it contains the rare mammatus cloud on the near end, while simultaneously producing falling rain
The photo above showing a nasty storm gathering strength above the Great Plains was taken from Elizabeth, Colorado on June 2, 2012 about 1:05 p.m.