medium clouds

medium clouds

Clouds at medium heights—that is, which occur between 6000 (approximately 1.8 km) and 20,000 ft (6 km). The names are prefixed by the word alto, such as in altocumulus and altocirrus clouds. Also called middle clouds.
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According to PACA's weather forecast for Monday, the weather will be cloudy over coastal areas of Dhofar Governorate and adjacent mountains with slight drizzle and generally clear weather over the rest of the Sultanate with flow high and medium clouds. "The possibility of cumulative clouds and varying heavy rainfall associated with thunderstorm sometime accompanied by active downwinds over the Hajar mountains and desert areas during the afternoon and evening," the forecast stated.
In general, the NCM added that the Intertropical Convergence Zone advanced toward the country is associated with an upper trough extended from the East, with the continuity of the high and medium clouds appearance over scattered areas during the next few days.
Poor vision is expected due to foggy weather conditions in the morning on areas northern Egypt, where low and medium clouds will also be present.
The Directorate General of Meteorology in its forecast for May 16 and 17 stated that clear skies were expected over most of the sultanate with advection of high and medium clouds. 'There are chances of late night to early morning low-level clouds along most of the coastal areas of the sultanate as well as chances of dust rising winds over desert and open area,' the Met office stated.
Today, from the west, the cloud will start to increase, high and medium clouds at first but becoming dense by the evening, bringing rain to some places in the western part of the country.
Medium clouds are also expected, especially in the eastern parts of the country, while winds will be westerly moderate, the JMD added.
Satellite images reveal that the country is experiencing unstable weather conditions, including the accumulation of cumulus low and medium clouds, said Abdulaziz Al-Qarawi of the Kuwait Meteorological Department.
NNA - Thursday's weather in Lebanon is partially cloudy to cloudy with high and medium clouds, drop in temperature and active winds every now and then, according to the Meteorology Department at Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport.
High and medium clouds will continue over the eastern regions and Riyadh, with chances of light rainfall.
The country will be affected by low and medium clouds with possibilities of scattered rains, accompanied by moderate winds.
PACA said in a statement online, "High and medium clouds are likely to extend over most governorates of the Sultanate with southeasterly winds, accompanied by a drop in temperatures in the governorates of Al Sharqiyah, Al Batinah, Muscat, Al Dakhiliyah and Al Wusta during Eid Al Adha."
'Sunday is when the impact could be experienced,' the official said, adding, 'However, in the coming two to three days, there are chances for the low pressure with advection of high and medium clouds over the northern governorates and chances of isolated rain over Al Hajar mountains.'

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