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A Closer Look at Mammatus Clouds

  • A Closer Look at Mammatus Clouds
    A Closer Look at Mammatus Clouds
  • An example of Mammatus clouds.
    An example of Mammatus clouds.
Mammatus clouds are soft pillowy clouds that are a rare but beautiful sight if you are lucky enough to see them. Mammatus clouds are a rare type of cloud that only appears just before or following a particularly severe thunderstorm. These clouds look like lumps or lobes that hang below the clouds, which ties into the meaning of the clouds themselves. The definition of the word mammatus is mammary…

 

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