Tag Archives: Cloud

New cloud comes a step closer

Newly discovered cloud Asperitas (Latin for roughness) has taken another step towards being officially recognized and named in the International Cloud Atlas. The cloud has been named Asperitas because it looks like rough or turbulent seas and has been put … Continue reading

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Partial eclipse of the sun

Friday morning will see a partial eclipse of the sun over the UK. So what does the weather have in store? Friday Weather There is expected to be a lot of cloud around for Friday morning. There may be some … Continue reading

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Visible satellite image of triple lows over the UK

This visible satellite and rainfall radar image shows the three areas of low pressure affecting the UK today. We can see three low pressure areas showing up as swirls of cloud to the north of Scotland near Shetland, north of Northern Ireland … Continue reading

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It’s cold but why is there no frost?

There’s no denying that we have seen some cold weather this winter with plenty of frost, ice and in many cases, snow. However, the last week has been cold – arguably perhaps feeling colder than any other time this winter … Continue reading

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Nacreous or ‘mother of pearl’ cloud sightings

Yesterday there was several sightings of an iridescent cloud in Scotland shared with us on Twitter and Facebook. As we did not observe the cloud ourselves and are only seeing the pictures, it’s not possible to be 100% certain, however … Continue reading

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Cloud spotting infographic and video

Having trouble telling a cumulus from a stratus cloud? In our video James Chubb explains how clouds form and how this can help you can tell one cloud from another. We’ve also put together a guide to identifying all the … Continue reading

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