1.3.1.2.1. Arcus clouds

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  • Author: SW101

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Sometimes it is difficult to distinguish between a shelf cloud and a roll cloud: like in this case. The photographer was so close to the arcus cloud, that it is impossible to see whether it is connected to the parent thunderstorm base or detached from it.

Big arcus cloud over Lošinj Island, Croatia (northern Adriatic). Photo: Sandro Puncet.