A record of the changing Suffolk sky . . . click on a picture to view large . . . best seen full screen.

Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Cloud metamorphosis

Over the course of an hour or so, this cloud was transformed, though it stayed in more or less the same place, from a streak to what looked like a sheet of snow in the sky, then cloudlets that gradually dispersed.

If you click on the first image, you'll see it enlarged and can go through the sequence.

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Faint and far away

Cirrocumulus stratiformis, very high and formed of ice crystals and super-cooled water droplets, forming a ripple pattern. The smudgy larger clouds on the right are lower altocumulus.