What Are Rain Clouds Called?


A rain cloud is called nimbus. A nimbus cloud is a cloud that produces precipitation. Usually the precipitation reaches the ground as rain, hail or snow. However, precipitation is not a requirement. Falling precipitation may evaporate as virga.
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