Photographs of mammatus clouds


Figure 1.

Large pouches of mamma descend from the cloudbase over Weston Longville (Norfolk) on 8 April 2006. (

© Peter Ross

.)

Figure 2.

Mamma viewed from Panguitch, Utah (U.S.A.) on 2 May 2009. (

© Sarah Le Blancq

.)

Figure 3.

Mamma illuminated at sunset on 6 August 2010 over Anna Maria Island, Florida (U.S.A.). (

© Amy Hodgson

.)

Figure 4.

Mamma at the base of a mountain wave cloud, under-lit by the setting sun on 5 March 2012. Looking east from Lake Pukaki, Mount Cook National Park (New Zealand); anti-crepuscular rays are faintly visible on the horizon. (

© Michael Dutton

.)

Figure 5.

Mamma and virga descending from a patch of cloud, probably altocumulus, over Moelfre, Anglesey (Wales) on the afternoon of 4 September 2012. (

© David Cherry

.)

Figure 6.

Mamma in medium/high cloud over Aberdeen (Scotland) on 5 January 2013, ahead of a weak cold front approaching from the west. (

© David Clark

.)

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