web analytics

Incredible Tims-Lapse Video of Asperatus Clouds Reminds Us that Clouds Could Also Act as Fluid

Asperatus Clouds

Image credit: Alex Schueth

If you want to know more about Asperatus clouds, you had better watch this extremely gorgeous time-lapse of Asperatus clouds taken by storm-chaser Alex Schueth in Lincoln NE, on July 7 2014

It was only in 2009 when Asperatus clouds were classified by scientists; because they are so rare to be noticed. Being ominous and stormy, such clouds always end up so rapidly and even could not generate a storm actually. Like other kinds of undulating cloud, Asperatus clouds are produced when colliding air masses or turbulent winds quickly form at the bases of the cloud layer into weird formations and shapes. Asperatus clouds often take shape in the plains of the United States and they present their best fancy and swirly pictures especially in the morning or midday hours after a thunderstorm.

You can follow Alex on Twitter here. Thanks to Reddit user Jennynot for being this to our attention.

You May Also Like:

Renewable Power Generation Continues to Grow Strongly, Reaching Almost 22 Percent of the Global Mix
Scientists Make Diamonds from Peanut Butter
Watch Japan’s 2011 Earthquake: The Earth Opens and Closes
Drone Captures Breathtaking Footage inside The Worlds Largest Cave