1.1.3.5. Examples of convective clouds – how to distinguish them visually

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Cumulonimbus capillatus incus. The cloud top has a fibrous (wispy) appearance, therefore capillatus. The cloud also has a well-developed anvil, therefore it is a cumulonimbus incus. Note a line of cumulus mediocris clouds in front of the base of the cumulonimbus. Photo: Marin Pitton.

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