Examples of convective clouds – how to distinguish them visually

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Cumulonimbus capillatus incus. The cloud again displays large vertical development. Lightning activity indicates freezing level was reached in the upper part of the cloud, therefore it is a cumulonimbus. The top is developed into a distinct and sharp anvil shape, hence capillatus incus. Photo: Sandro Puncet.