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Ice crystal clouds?

High clouds
Cirrus
Cirrostratus
Cirrocumulus

2

White dazzling &mare's(ghodi) tail cloud

Cirrus

3

Halo effect cloud?

Cirrostratus
Indicates the incoming weather disturbances ie DRIZZLING

4

Mackerel sky cloud?

Cirrus cumulus
(Formed due to whirling of wind
Sudden Change in wind direction)

Strips of red color
White dazzling(ice crystal)

5

Alto stratus cloud?

Drizzling

Rainfall-all 'nimbus'clouds &Alto stratus&stratus

6

Cumulo nimbus clouds?

Darkest &densest
Tropical cyclone(heavy rainfall)
Upto 12 km


Anvil top cloud(broad base,narrow top)

7

Moderate rainfall cloud?(rainfall for longer time)
Heavy rainfall cloud?

Nimbo stratus
Cumulonimbus

8

Types of clouds?

1)high cloud-H>6km
Cirrus
Cirrostratus
Cirrocumulus
2)Middle clouds h=3-6km
Alto cumulus
Alto stratus
3)low cloud h=upto 3km
Stratus
Cumulus
Stratocumulus
Nimbus

4)vertically developed clouds
Cumulo nimbus
Nimbo stratus