convective cloud

convective cloud

[kən′vek·div ′klau̇d]
(meteorology)
A cloud which owes its vertical development, and possibly its origin, to convection.
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There is probability of convective cloud formation near the mountains.
This is unusual for our time of year perhaps, but this can account for the development of seemingly convective cloud band identifiable from Angola to our southeast.
The amount of clouds increased over some regions, especially over the northern, eastern regions and the islands, with a probability of convective cloud accumulation over the eastern mountainous region by afternoon.
The processes that determine how much a convective cloud can grow are so small that they can't be modelled by computers.
The ability for some easterly flow convective cloud to recur above our northeast persists.
As the northern hemisphere moves toward summer, Cassini scientists predict large convective cloud systems will form there and precipitation greater than that inferred in the south could further fill the northern lakes with hydrocarbons.
Convective cloud formations are expected to enter the UAE from the west, from Saudi Arabia.
Tropical areas that experienced more and more unbalanced levels of sunshine and rainfall witnessed an in-kind jump in convective cloud cover.
He added that most parts of the Sultanate will witness hazy weather with chances of convective cloud development with rains over the Al Hajar Mountains and Musandam governorate on these two days.
Mainly clear skies over the rest of the Sultanate with chance of convective cloud development and isolated rain over al-Hajar mountains during afternoon," the forecast adds.
Meanwhile, meteorological department's weather forecast for the next 48 hours reported that there are chances of convective cloud developments and thundershowers over Al Hajar mountains and adjoining areas towards afternoon.
There are chances of convective cloud developments and thundershowers over the Al Hajar mountains and the adjoining areas.