What are the different types of clouds in the upper region of the troposphere? What do they look like and how are they are formed?
- High-level clouds are found between the Troposphere and the Stratosphere.
- Three main types: Cirrus, Cirrocumulus and Cirrostratus.
- Mid-level clouds are further down and denser.
- There are two main types: Altostratus and Altocumulus.
Clouds, whether in the form of white puffs, a grey sky, or silk-like strands, are all composed of the same stuff – water.
But the air pressure, temperature and humidity can greatly affect their structure and appearance in the sky.
High-level clouds stretch up from the uppermost regions of the troposphere …
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