high clouds

high clouds

[′hī ¦klau̇dz]
(meteorology)
Types of clouds whose mean lower level is above 20,000 feet (6100 meters); principal clouds in this group are cirrus, cirrocumulus, and cirrostratus.
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Met Office meteorologist Emma Sharples said the spectacular view was a result of high clouds over the city coupled with cold, clean air.
On Monday, relatively cold weather will continue to prevail in the hilly areas while it will be fair in other regions with high clouds and easterly moderate to brisk winds raising dust in the desert areas, the JMD added.
RAMALLAH, April 26, 2015 (WAFA) Mainly sunny and clear skies are expected to prevail on Sunday with some high clouds, as temperatures are expected to further significantly rise, approaching 5 to 6 degrees Celsius above seasonal average, according to the Palestine Meteorological Department.
NNA - Sunday's weather in Lebanon is partly cloudy to cloudy with high clouds and drop in temperature, as forecasted by Beirut Airport -based Meteorology department.
With expectation of some moderate and high clouds, there would be winds with light to moderate north westerly to northerly, Karam pointed out.
They found what they consider definitive evidence of high clouds blanketing the planet and hiding information about the composition and behavior of the lower atmosphere and surface.
PNN Temperature rises considerably on Wednesday to become above seasonal average by around 4 to 5 degrees Celsius accompanied by generally clear skies and high clouds, according to the Palestine Weather Service.
MUSCAT: The latest satellite images show the movement of a band of medium and high clouds towards the Sultanate.
Divided into sections devoted to low, middle, and high clouds, this field guide to the skies includes such details as the ferocious, storm-producing capabilities of the cumulonimbus, the UFO-like appearance of the altocumulus lenticularis, and the halo-forming tendencies of the cirrostratus.
Late in the afternoon, however, high clouds began drifting in and the National Weather Service predicted a chance of rain tonight through Tuesday.
Andoe's compositions too are stark and focused, his backgrounds largely restricted to foreboding skies streaked with high clouds, his figures stylized and silent.