virga

(redirected from Cumulonimbus virga)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.

virga

[′vər·gə]
(meteorology)
Wisps or streaks of water or ice particles falling out of a cloud but evaporating before reaching the earth's surface as precipitation. Also known as fall streaks; Fallstreifen; precipitation trails.

virga

Water that falls from clouds appearing as streaks but evaporating before it reaches the ground.