cumulonimbus cloud

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Noun1.cumulonimbus cloud - a dark cloud of great vertical extent charged with electricitycumulonimbus cloud - a dark cloud of great vertical extent charged with electricity; associated with thunderstorms
cloud - a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude
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In the afternoon cumulonimbus cloud will form, bringing rain showers and thunder to isolated places in the far west.
Whenever I read about people living, or sometimes dying, for a cause, I feel inspired-but only for a moment because as I think about my life, a cumulonimbus cloud of self-doubt hovers menacingly over my head.
It's also because the winds and turbulence associated with a thunderstorm can exist well outside the cumulonimbus cloud itself.
As I passed south of Cleveland, on my right was a large cumulonimbus cloud pouring rain down on Cleveland.
KARACHI -- The city received much-awaited rain on Friday after weeks of hot and humid weather conditions, but it proved short-lived as the Met office said that 'cumulonimbus cloud cells' in Balochistan led to brief showers in the metropolis with no chances of the trend to continue at least in June.
A tornado is described as a rapidly rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud.
There is something mystic and magnetic about thunderheads (a rounded mass of cumulus or cumulonimbus cloud often appearing before a thunderstorm).
If you're about to cross a ridge generating a mountain wave or penetrate a building cumulonimbus cloud, don't wait for the first bumps to decelerate below VA.
Some are connected to a cumulus congestus cloud, some to a cumuliform cloud and some to a cumulonimbus cloud. In the common form, it is a non-supercell tornado over water.
Radar does not detect the cumulonimbus cloud itself, nor does it detect the updraft.
Now due to evaporation, a cumulonimbus cloud was formed in the atmosphere in Atok.
It should be noted that usually under a thundercloud, meteorologists understand a cumulonimbus cloud for which a number of critical conditions are met as indicated in [1].