low clouds

low clouds

[′lō ′klau̇dz]
(meteorology)
Types of clouds, the mean level of which is between the surface and 6500 feet (1980 meters); the principal clouds in this group are stratocumulus, stratus, and nimbostratus.

low clouds

Those with a base below approximately 6000 ft (2 km). Stratus, nimbostratus, stratocumulus, cumulus, and sometimes cumulonimbus fall into this category.
References in classic literature ?
For several days in succession low clouds had appeared in the distance, white masses with dark convolutions rest- ing on the water, motionless, almost solid, and yet all the time changing their aspects subtly.
The sky overhead was clear and serene, but low clouds hung on the horizon, and the far-off peaks had begun to take the deep rose hues that the sunset often brings.
They passed out and walked up the road surrounded by a low cloud of dust raised by the dog gyrating madly about their two figures progressing side by side with rectitude and propriety, and (I don't know why) looking to me as if they had annexed the whole country-side.
In a statement online, Oman's meteorology authority said: "Aerial images show the spread of low clouds over coastal areas of the sea of Oman and the Gulf Sea, with active monsoon winds (low clouds) on the coast and mountains in Dhofar."
Amman, July 18 (Petra) - Normal summer conditions are expected Thursday in hilly areas and plains, while it will be hot in other parts of the country with low clouds and northwesterly moderate winds, blowing dust in the Badia regions, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily brief.
Today, before midday, there will be considerable low clouds, which will start breaking and decreasing in the afternoon.
Low clouds reflect sunlight back into space, helping to cool Earth's climate.
Low clouds were spotted in Khor Fakkan and the videos were shared by Storm_ae on their Instagram page.
The PMD expects low visibility during the low pressure from fog and low clouds and warned of slippery roads and flooding in valleys and low areas.
"Some low clouds will form eastward by afternoon on Sunday, Wednesday, and Thursday, while cloud amount will increase over different parts of the country on Monday and Tuesday," the forecaster stated.
means the risks from thunderstorms have disappeared everywhere except the Gulf Coast region as a new set of problems emerge, from icing to turbulence to low clouds, fog, and high winds.
"Winds are coming onshore from the North Sea bringing sea frets and low clouds along the coast.