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Lenticularis over Wales

Lenticularis over Wales

On the 7th March a particularly dramatic display of lenticularis clouds formed over North Wales. They were of the form known as ‘pile d’assiettes’. This is the French for a pile of plates and refers to lenticular clouds that have the distinctive stacked appearance. You can see examples of the formations sent in to our photo gallery below.




  • Margaret Harwood avatar

    Margaret Harwood

    March 18, 2015at12:37 pm

    I shall have to move house, interesting clouds around Stevenage are quite rare. Lucky Wales excellent photography!!

  • Laurence Green avatar

    Laurence Green

    March 18, 2015at3:11 pm

    Interesting comment, Margaret. I was thinking the same sort of thread. Let’s us move together, eh?!!? Cheers!


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