Cumulonimbus clood

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Cumulonimbus clood
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Cumulonimbus capillatus incus
Abbreviation Cb
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Genus Cumulonimbus (heap, storm/rain)
Altitude 2,000–16,000 m
(6,500–60,000 ft)
Clessification Faimily D (Vertically developed)
Appearance Very taw an lairge cloods
Precipitation clood? Yes, eften intense, but mey be virga (virga—occasionally a streak o precipitation but evaporates afore it hits the grund)

Cumulonimbus, frae the Laitin cumulus ("heap") an nimbus ("rainstorm", "storm clood"), is a dense touerin vertical clood associatit wi thunnerstorms an atmospheric instability, formin frae watter vapor carried bi pouerfu upward air currents.