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
Dvorak technique
The Dvorak technique (developed between 1969 and 1984 by Vernon Dvorak) is a widely used system to estimate tropical cyclone intensity (which includes tropical depression, tropical storm, and hurrican...
Dvorak technique - Wikipedia
Atmospheric water generator
An atmospheric water generator (AWG), is a device that extracts water from humid ambient air. Water vapor in the air is condensed by cooling the air below its dew point, exposing the air to desiccant...
Atmospheric water generator - Wikipedia
Rain and snow mixed
Rain and snow mixed is precipitation composed of rain and partially melted snow. Unlike ice pellets, which are hard, and freezing rain, which is fluid until striking an object, this precipitation is s...
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!
A rainband is a cloud and precipitation structure associated with an area of rainfall which is significantly elongated. Rainbands can be stratiform or convective, and are generated by differences in ...
Rainband - Wikipedia
A megacryometeor is a very large chunk of ice which, despite sharing many textural, hydro-chemical and isotopic features detected in large hailstones, is formed under unusual atmospheric conditions wh...
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
Yukigassen (雪合戦) is a snowball fighting-competition from Japan. Today there are annual tournaments in Sobetsu, Hokkaidō in Japan, Kemijärvi in Finland, Vardø in Norway, Mount Buller, Victoria in A...
Glaze ice
Glaze ice or simply glaze is a smooth, transparent and homogeneous ice coating occurring when freezing rain or drizzle hits a surface. It is similar in appearance to clear ice, which forms from superc...
Glaze ice - Wikipedia
Air well (condenser)
An air well or aerial well is a structure or device that collects water by promoting the condensation of moisture from air. Designs for air wells are many and varied, but the simplest designs are comp...
Air well (condenser) - Wikipedia
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...
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