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.
Q&A Related to "What Are Rain Clouds Called"
Im not really sure.BUT!I know it's either Nimbo or Cirrostatus clouds.
Rain falls from clouds in the form of drizzle or drops, but it does not enter a cloud in those forms. Instead, the rain that is released from clouds originates as gaseous water vapor
The prefix for most low clouds is stratus or strato Low clouds can also be referred to as "scud"
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