Clouds [via Nina Reznick]

Asperatus Clouds

Asperatus Clouds were only classified in 2009. As a result, we know little about them other than the fact that they look amazing.

Sprites, Elves and Blue Jets

These colourful shapes are the result of electrical discharges in the atmosphere.

Morning Glory

Morning Glory clouds are incredibly rare, so much so, that we don’t know what causes them.
They’re most commonly seen at fall in the small town of Burketown in Australia.

Lenticular Clouds

Lenticular clouds are lens-shaped clouds that form when moist air flows over a mountain and piles into large and layered clouds.
Due to their strange shape, these clouds are often mistaken for UFOs

Mammatus Clouds

Mammatus clouds are cloud pouches that form and hang underneath the base of a cloud.
When air and clouds holding different levels of moisture mix, the heavier one sinks below the lighter.


Supercells are the rarest and most dangerous type of storms.
While they are formed just like other storms, the vertical rotation of their updraft means that they can sustain themselves for far longer.

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