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2015/01/27

MONTESSORI ASTRONOMY : Types of Clouds - Cirrostratus



Types of Clouds : Cirrostratus


Cirrostratus

Altitude: Above 6,000 m
Abbreviation: Cs
Appearance: White cloth like 


  Cirrostratus clouds are thin, uniform clouds,
made up of ice-crystals. When they can be
seen they are white in color, with no special
characteristics. They are usually a signal that
a warm front is moving into the area, and that
there might be rain within the next few hours. 

 Cirrus: (Latin) A curl of hair
Stratus: (Latin) Layer 

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