5 Incredible Ice Formations In Nature
We highlight a selection of the most breathtaking ice formations that have been found in nature!
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Cloud
In meteorology, a cloud is a visible mass of liquid droplets or frozen crystals made of water or various chemicals suspended in the atmosphere above the surface of a planetary body. These suspended p...
Cloud - Wikipedia
Fog
Fog consists of cloud water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air at or near the Earth's surface. Fog can be considered a type of low-lying cloud, and is heavily influenced by nearby bodies of...
Fog - Wikipedia
Precipitation
In meteorology, precipitation is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapour that falls under gravity. The main forms of precipitation include drizzle, rain, sleet, snow, graupel and...
Precipitation - Wikipedia
Basic precipitation
Basic precipitation or Alkaline precipitation occurs when calcium oxide or sodium hydroxide are emitted into the atmosphere, and are absorbed by water droplets in clouds, which then fall as rain, snow...
Okta
In meteorology, an okta is a unit of measurement used to describe the amount of cloud cover at any given location such as a weather station. Sky conditions are estimated in terms of how many eighths o...
5 Incredible Ice Formations In Nature
We highlight a selection of the most breathtaking ice formations that have been found in nature!
'UFO Clouds' Are Real. Here's How They Happen
Social media users in Cape Town, South Africa, posted photos over the weekend that call to mind classic alien invasion movies. The pictures feature eerie, saucer-shaped puffs that seem to hang over th...
Fog Investigation and Dispersal Operation
Fog Investigation and Dispersal Operation (FIDO) (which was sometimes referred to as "Fog Intense Dispersal Operation" or "Fog, Intense Dispersal Of") was a system used for dispersing fog and pea soup...
Fog Investigation and Dispersal Operation - Wikipedia
Anti-fog
Anti-fog agents, also known as anti-fogging agents and treatments, are chemicals that prevent the condensation of water in the form of small droplets on a surface which resemble fog. Anti-fog treatmen...
Beard and Chuang model
The Beard and Chuang model is a well known and leading theoretical force balance model used to derive the rotational cross-sections of raindrops in their equilibrium state by employing Chebyshev polyn...
Snowflake
A snowflake is either a single ice crystal or an aggregation of ice crystals which falls through the Earth's atmosphere. They begin as snow crystals which develop when microscopic supercooled cloud dr...
Rimed snow
Rimed snow refers to snowflakes that are partially or completely coated in tiny frozen water droplets called 'rime'. Rime forms on a snowflake when it passes through a super-cooled cloud. Snowflakes ...
Rimed snow - Wikipedia
San Francisco fog
Fog is a common and typical weather phenomenon in the San Francisco Bay Area as well as along the entire coastline of California. The frequency of fog and low-lying stratus clouds is due to a particu...
San Francisco fog - Wikipedia
Convective overshoot
Convective overshoot is a phenomenon of convection carrying material beyond an unstable region of the atmosphere into a stratified, stable region. Overshoot is caused by the momentum of the convectin...
Blood rain
Blood rain or red rain is a phenomenon in which blood is perceived to fall from the sky in the form of rain. Cases have been recorded since Homer's Iliad, composed approximately 8th century BC, and a...
Blood rain - Wikipedia
Hector (cloud)
Hector is the name given to a cumulonimbus, or thundercloud, that forms regularly nearly every afternoon on the Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory, Australia, from approximately September to March each ...
Hector (cloud) - Wikipedia
Freezing rain
Freezing rain is the name given to rain that falls when surface temperatures are below freezing. Unlike a mixture of rain and snow, ice pellets (both of which are sometimes called "sleet"), or hail, ...
Freezing rain - Wikipedia
Diamond dust
Diamond dust is a ground-level cloud composed of tiny ice crystals. This meteorological phenomenon is also referred to simply as ice crystals and is reported in the METAR code as IC. Diamond dust gene...
Diamond dust - Wikipedia
East Asian rainy season
The East Asian rainy season, commonly called the plum rain (Chinese: 梅雨, méiyǔ; Japanese: 梅雨, tsuyu, baiu; Korean: 장마, jangma, Russian: затяжные, zatyazhnie), is caused by precipitation along ...
Snow flurry
A snow flurry is a brief instance of "snow" with thin, single flaked showers. When hitting the ground the first burst is still referred to as a flurry. When flurries accumulate, they become a layer of...
Cloudburst
A cloudburst is an extreme amount of precipitation, sometimes with hail and thunder, which normally lasts no longer than a few minutes but is capable of creating flood conditions. A cloudburst can sud...
International Cloud Atlas
International Cloud Atlas (also Cloud Atlas) is a cloud atlas first published in 1896 and remaining in print since then. Its initial purposes included to aid in the training of meteorologists and to ...
International Cloud Atlas - Wikipedia
Sediment precipitation
Sediment precipitation is a weather condition that occurs when a mix of rain and sediment (usually as dust or sand) fall from the sky as precipitation. It usually occurs in arid desert regions such as...
Arctic haze
Arctic haze is the phenomenon of a visible reddish-brown springtime haze in the atmosphere at high latitudes in the Arctic due to anthropogenic air pollution. A major distinguishing factor of Arctic h...
Arctic haze - Wikipedia