Finally, on the way back from Hastings Point, we spotted a cloud formation I’ve been keen to see. It’s the aptly named ‘mammatus’.
Mammatus cloud formation
Mammatus in context
Other people have been in the right place at the right time and seen truly spectacular examples.
Mammatus clouds over Regina, Saskatchewan (image: Craig Lindsay, Wikimedia Commons)
Mammatus clouds (image: Zachary Hauri, Wikimedia Commons)
Mammatus in San Antonio, USA (image: Derrich, Wikimedia Commons)
They are associated with severe storms, and the Wikipedia article on mammatus details how they form and has more photos. The Cloud Appreciation Society also has pics.
We certainly appreciated these clouds!
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