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"
cumulonimbus for very heavy rain or nimbostratus for prolonged slow and steady rainfall. Low stratus clouds bring drizzle. Cumulonimbus or Nimbostratus. Cumulonimbus are the dark
The water cycle has four stages:
A cirrus cloud.
The water condensing in the clouds has to become heavy enough to fall. To become heavier, the droplets
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