Photographs of cumulonimbus


Figure 1.

A large cumulonimbus illuminated by the late afternoon sun, southwest of Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, on 27 August 2010. (© Benjamin King.)

Figure 2.

A rapidly developing cumulonimbus capillatus as seen to the northeast of Stratfield Mortimer, Berkshire, at 1509 utc on 1 September 2009. (© Stephen Burt.)

Figure 3.

The anvil of a cumulonimbus incus is backlit by the setting sun at Uplyme, Devon, on 28 April 2008. (© Joss Kent.)

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