Thunderstorms, cumulonimbus and rain
The most dangerous cloud – the disastrous force known as the tornado is always attached to one – they are also the most breathtaking in clear conditions, where water can be seen rising in vast quantities in the sunshine, resembling some sort of massive cauliflower or mushroom growing. Ground heating, which is heating from the sun on the Earth, can be a strong factor in supercell formation, where they grow to terrific sizes and viciousness over the Great Plains in the American Mid-west. Many photographers and storm chasers have lost their lives in their pursuit.
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