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Lenticular Clouds

from the Guardian

Unusual clouds - in pictures

Lenticular cloud, Mauna Kea, Hawaii.

"Lenticular cloud" - a sweet soft blanket for the mountain; ice crystal burr to us ~:^] | Check the weather where you are at

from Mail Online

First contact... or the start of World War III? Amateur cameraman captures stunning glowing cloud in the skies over Russia

Lenticular cloud, Russia. Captured just at the right moment, when the sun is directly striking the bottom of the cloud and light is refracted through the top of the cloud. It gives an amazing two-tone effect. 'I just learned that this is a hydrogen bomb building a mushroom cloud. Destruction has its short moments of beauty too..'

from BuzzFeed

19 Times Australia's Weather Was Batshit Insane

rare lenticular clouds in Australia…

from Mail Online

Don't panic! UFO-shaped clouds sweep across sky in Chile in rare weather phenomenon

These lenticular cloud formations were snapped in the skies over Chile's Torres Del Paine National Park

from Red Shaman Intergalactic Ascension Mission

“Stunning Cloud formation in!”

Lenticular Clouds, Weymouth, England


Asperatus Clouds Over New Zealand by Image Credit & Copyright: Witta Priester: Stunning, unusual and relatively unstudied, these do not appear to presage meteorological doom and may be related to lenticular clouds that form near mountains from a downward win. Thanks to Witta Priester for permission to share this amazing image! #Photograph #Clouds #Asperatus_Clouds #Witta_Priester

from BBC News

In pictures: Rare clouds observed

Lenticular clouds were also seen over the moors at Oxenhope near Bradford. Mr Hudson said: "The bigger the hill or mountain range the air travels across, the more spectacular the lenticular cloud".


✯ Cool Clouds - Palm Springs, CA [looks pretty here, but was it actually a tornado or hurricane forming, maybe?]