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November 2010

Cloud of the Month for November 2010

November 2010

Cloud of the Month for November 2010

Storm Front Surprise

This month’s cloud is known as an arcus, or shelf cloud, which sometimes prodrudes from the front base of a Cumulonimbus storm cloud. It was spotted by Eunice Clarke over Turnberry, Ayrshire in Scotland. “It was amazing standing there,” Eunice told us, “I was taking landscape pics on a nice sunny evening, when this strong gusting wind came from nowhere. When I looked behind me, this is what I saw coming towards me.”

© Photograph Eunice Clarke.

1 Comment
  • Anthony Skellern

    October 5, 2012 at 11:06 pm

    Sorry to be so late complimenting you on such a beautiful image, Eunice!
    I have only just worked out where The Cloud of the Month is!

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