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Corinne Decker Johnson
Corinne Decker Johnson • 2 years ago

This is a rare meteorological phenomenon called a skypunch. When people see these, they think it's the end of the world. Ice crystals form above the high-altitude cirro-cumulo-stratus clouds, then fall downward, punching a hole in the cloud cover. #Meteorology #Weather #Clouds

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This is a rare meteorological phenomenon called a skypunch. Ice crystals form above the high-altitude cirro-cumulo-stratus clouds, then fall downward, punching a hole in the cloud cover.

This is a rare meteorological phenomenon called a 'SKYPUNCH'. Ice crystals form above the high-altitude cirro-cumulo-stratus clouds, then fall downward, punching a hole in the cloud cover

Per Dan Ashbach, this is a rare meteorological phenomenon called a skypunch. Ice crystals form above the high-altitude cirro-cumulo-stratus clouds, then fall downward, punching a hole in the cloud cover.

This is a rare meteorological phenomenon called a skypunch. It occurs when ice crystals form above the high-altitude cirro-cumulo-stratus clouds, then fall downward, punching a hole in the cloud cover.

A "Skypunch" in Switzerland. This rare phenomenon occurs when ice crystals form above the clouds and fall downward.

This is a rare meteorological phenomenon called skypunch or a fallstreak hole.:)

cirro-cumulo stratus clouds | ... by the refraction of light through ice crystals in cirrus clouds

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