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
Wonders of Nature - Amazing 🐼❤❄️Panda Plays in the Snow 🐼❤❄️
Wonders of Nature ❤❄️Panda Plays in the Snow 🐼❤❄️
Orange avalanche blankets cars in Russia
A massive avalanche of slightly orange-colored snow buried more than a dozen cars at a popular ski resort in Russia. The snow's unusual orange tint is from Sahara desert sandstorms mixing with snow an...
Tenisball-sized hail
Tenisball-sized hail
These up-close photos of snowflakes are incredibly fascinating
These up-close photos of snowflakes are incredibly fascinating
BRUTAL bombardment with very large hail... - Severe Weather Europe
BRUTAL bombardment with very large hail during yesterday's severe hailstorm in Istanbul, Turkey! Hail up to 9 cm in diameter reported! Video: Meteor Turkey
Rainfall can release aerosols, high-speed video shows
Using high-speed cameras, MIT researchers observed that when a raindrop hits a surface, it traps tiny air bubbles at the point of contact. As in a glass of c...
BBC Earth - How the smell of rain happens
The fizzy mechanism that creates the smell of summer rain has been revealed
Killer cold snap can't curtail kid-play
One kindergarten has found a way for the very young to withstand the biting freeze. Of course, a hot sauna comes first. And hot herbal tea afterwards. "First we warm up, but then run outside for a sno...
5 Incredible Ice Formations In Nature
We highlight a selection of the most breathtaking ice formations that have been found in nature!
Dogs Discovering Snow
It's the first snowfall of the year and no one is more excited than your dog.
The United Arab Emirates Are Making it Rain
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has one of the 10 driest climates in the world. Cloud seeding is being used more and more by the UAE to add usable water to their many ever-dwindling aquifers.
Can Rain Clean The Atmosphere?
As a raindrop falls through the atmosphere, it can attract tens to hundreds of tiny aerosol particles to its surface before hitting the ground. The process by which droplets and aerosols attract is co...
Threats To Soil Productivity Threaten Food Security
In a review of recent scientific literature, the article, titled "Soil and Human Security in the 21st Century," outlines threats to soil productivity -- and, in turn, food production -- due to soil er...
Simon Beck: Creating art with a compass and snowshoes
An English artist makes 300ft portraits with his snowshoes
Snow is precipitation in the form of flakes of crystalline water ice that falls from clouds. Since snow is composed of small ice particles, it is a granular material. It has an open and therefore soft...
Snow - Wikipedia
List of costly or deadly hailstorms
This is a list of the costliest or deadliest hailstorms on record.
List of costly or deadly hailstorms - Wikipedia
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...
In hydrology, snowmelt is surface runoff produced from melting snow. It can also be used to describe the period or season during which such runoff is produced. Water produced by snowmelt is an importa...
Snowmelt - Wikipedia
Black ice
Black ice, sometimes called clear ice, refers to a thin coating of glazed ice on a surface. While not truly black, it is virtually transparent, allowing black asphalt/macadam roadways or the surface b...
Black ice - Wikipedia
Geshem (גשם) is one of the Hebrew words for "rain," applied mostly to the heavy rains which occur in Israel in the fall and winter. This half of the year is called in the Mishnah "yemot ha-geshamin" (...
Geshem - Wikipedia
BBC Earth - How the smell of rain happens
The fizzy mechanism that creates the smell of summer rain has been revealed
5 Incredible Ice Formations In Nature
We highlight a selection of the most breathtaking ice formations that have been found in nature!
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...
How to make your own ice melt
There are 3 ingredients for making this ice melt solution: 1. One quart of lukewarm water 2. Three drops of dish washing detergent 3. One ounce of rubbing alcohol Just mix and pour into a spray cont...
Lake-effect snow
Lake-effect snow is produced during cooler atmospheric conditions when a cold air mass moves across long expanses of warmer lake water, warming the lower layer of air which picks up water vapor from t...
Lake-effect snow - Wikipedia
Polar desert
Polar deserts are areas with annual precipitation less than 250 millimeters and a mean temperature during the warmest month of less than 10°C. Polar deserts on Earth cover nearly 5 million square kilo...
This Impressive Tower Creates Water from the Air!
There are a flurry of amazing inventions coming into the fold lately, hoverbikes being among one of them.. but today I want to tell you about this really cool device that is making an impact in Ethiop...
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...