Meaning of CUMULIFORM ANVIL in English


A thunderstorm anvil with visual characteristics resembling cumulus-type clouds (rather than the more typical fibrous appearance associated with cirrus ). A cumuliform anvil arises from rapid spreading of a thunderstorm updraft , and thus implies a very strong updraft. See anvil rollover , knuckles , mushroom .

A comprehensive English glossary of weather.      Полный английский глоссарий погоды.