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Nimbus clouds are cloud types that can indicate some type of precipitation. The word "nimbus" comes from the Latin language and stands for rain. There are two different types of nimbus clouds that indicate the type of pr... More »

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Nimbus clouds generally bear rain, and they appear flat and dark or towering with white sides with rain below them. Rain appears as thick, gray mist from a distance which makes seeing the horizon difficult. More »

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The main classification for clouds is based on their height above ground and they are categorized as high-level, mid-level and low-level.. Clouds are also identified by their appearance and can be named by combining the ... More »

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The main classification for clouds is based on their height above ground and they are categorized as high-level, mid-level and low-level.. Clouds are also identified by their appearance and can be named by combining the ... More »

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The four types of clouds are stratus, cirrus, cumulus and nimbus. Luke Howard gave clouds these names in his essay, "On the modifications of clouds." More »

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Clouds that produce precipitation as rain or snow are called frontal cirrostratus, altostratus and nimbostratus clouds. Nimbostratus clouds produce the most intense precipitation but don't produce all the elements that c... More »

www.reference.com Science Weather & Tides Clouds

Nimbus clouds generally bear rain, and they appear flat and dark or towering with white sides with rain below them. Rain appears as thick, gray mist from a distance which makes seeing the horizon difficult. More »

www.reference.com Science Weather & Tides Clouds