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    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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    The Most Powerful Weather Phenomenon You've Never Heard Of: The Microburst

    This is the rare meteorological phenomenon known as a mammatus clouds or "bubble" clouds.

    Long exposure picture of a Lightning Bolt hitting a Tree!

    A rare optic sight, the “Brocken spectre,” which occurs when a person stands at a higher altitude in the mountains and sees his shadow cast on a cloud at a lower altitude.

    Cloud spiral in the sky. An Iridescent (Rainbow) Cloud in Himalaya. The phenomenon was observed early morning on October 18, 2009

    A tornado forming

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    Mount Fuji lenticular Clouds

    thesmithian: …frost flowers, a strange phenomenon where frost grows from imperfections in the surface ice amid extreme sub-zero temperatures…forming spiky structures that have been found to house microorganisms. In fact, the bacteria found in the frost flowers is much more dense than in the frozen water below it, meaning each flower is essentially a temporary ecosystem, not unlike a coral reef…

    Wave clouds on a beach in Florida, formed by thick fog and wind against a row of highrises. February 5, 2011

    Astronomers Robert Nemiroff and Jerry Bonnell, said: 'These rare long clouds may form near advancing cold fronts. 'In particular, a downdraft from an advancing storm front can cause moist warm air to rise, cool below its dew point, and so form a cloud. 'When this happens uniformly along an extended front, a roll cloud may form. via Claire Bates, #Roll_Cloud #NASA #dailymail 'Roll clouds may actually have air circulating along the long horizontal axis of the cloud.'


    Multiple tornadoes near the Novorossiysk shore. Woahhhhhhhh

    Super Moon: June 23 2013 share with someone speacil it is the closet the moon will be to the earth.

    WEATHER PHENOMENON: The Sky Is Falling In Bozeman, Montana - Stunning And "Unusual" Shelf Cloud Formation-- Oct. 1, 2013

    Rainbow colored clouds

    The circumhorizon arc or 'rainbow clouds. This amazingly beautiful natural phenomenon can be observed when the sun rises high in the sky. The rays of the sun when it passes through high-altitude clouds composed of ice crystals in the form of hexagons. The sunlight is refracted in these crystals in bizarre way, and as a result, we see “fire rainbow”. This phenomenon is not local, it can extend over several hundred square miles

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    A rare cloud formation called a mammatus, where clouds take on a  bubble-like shape, appeared in the skies above Regina, Saskatchewan in Canada following a thunderstorm on June 26.

    The phenomenon, called a "Sundog," happens when ice crystals appear in clouds and refract the sun's rays. Taken in Heyworth, Illinois, US.