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Strange clouds

Postby puddock » Thu Aug 20, 2009 4:43 pm

Saw these this afternoon in Stavanger. Very deep dimpled effect (cant really see it in the photo). Any ideas to what they are/ indicate? I noticed that the wind rose quite shaply not long before they arrived.

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Re: Strange clouds

Postby puddock » Thu Aug 20, 2009 7:26 pm

I think it means that thunder and lighting will start at about 20.00 (Noggie time), with heavy rain - and Scallops & Monkfish are to be had for supper..........

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Re: Strange clouds

Postby weatherman » Wed Oct 07, 2009 10:51 pm

They are very similar to a new cloud type which is currently being investigated called 'undulatus'.

Will sne dthem off to the team investigating and see what they make of them.

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Re: Strange clouds

Postby Nick » Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:37 pm

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May I recommend the Cloud Appreciation Society?

One of my brothers told me about it - he is a 767 driver and has contributed a few pics taken from the cockpit.
- Nick 8)

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