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This gorgeous, high-arching double rainbow signaled the end to a stormy spring day, taken at sunset from Samos Island, Greece, in the Aegean Sea. Reddened colors of the primary and secondary bows result from the increased path length of sunlight when the Sun near the horizon. Captured on April 27, 2014 by Manolis Thravalos.
Sunset Rainbow Over Samos Island, Greece
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In this stunning capture by Gonzalo G. Useta, we see a massive shelf cloud off the coast of Montevideo, Uruguay. A shelf cloud is a low, horizontal, wedge-shaped Arcus cloud. They are typically attached to the base of a parent cloud, which is usually a thunderstorm, but could form on any type of convective cloud.
Roll cloud, Canyon, Texas, 11/04/2013. Photo by Kenneth Cole Schneider. “A roll cloud is a low, horizontal, tube-shaped & relatively rare type of arcus cloud… completely detached from other cloud features, [and] appear to be ‘rolling’ about a horizontal axis. They are a solitary wave called a soliton, which is a wave that has a single crest and moves without changing speed or shape.”
Picture of the Day: Texas Roll Cloud
Picture of the Day: This Double Rainbow is Perfect Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Picture of the Day: Grand Canyon Light Show
Picture of the Day: Waterspouts Over the AdriaticIn this phenomenal capture by Roberto Giudici, we see four waterspouts over the Adriatic Sea. The photograph was recently featured as the Earth Science Picture of the Day.
Picture of the Day: Lightning Crashes
This is an amazing roll cloud over Calgary, Alberta, Canada on the morning of June 18, 2013, taken by Gry Elise Nyland. According to the NOAAÂ’s National Weather Service: "A roll cloud is a low, horizontal tube-shaped arcus cloud associated with a thunderstorm gust front. Roll clouds are relatively rare; they are completely detached from the thunderstorm base or other cloud features. Roll clouds usually appear to be "rolling" about a horizontal axis."
Picture of the Day: Roll Cloud Over CalgaryCalgary, Alberta, Canada on the morning of June 18, 2013.
Picture of the Day: The Ocean TornadoIn this amazing capture by Joey Mole, we see a waterspout near Tampa Bay, Florida. According to NASA, the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Florida is arguably the most active area in the world for waterspouts. 空島に行ける？
Picture of the Day: Lightning-Works
Lenticular clouds were also seen over the moors at Oxenhope near Bradford. Mr Hudson said: "The bigger the hill or mountain range the air travels across, the more spectacular the lenticular cloud".
Shocking Bondi by Tim Poulton This photo was taken on September 8, 2009 in Ben Buckler, Sydney, NSW, AU, using a Nikon D700.