Gulf countries | What is the green cloud that appeared in the Emirates yesterday, and what is its relationship to large hail falls (details)

2024-04-17 2024-04-17T04:04:37Z
عامر المعايطة
عامر المعايطة
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Arab Weather - Yesterday, Tuesday , the UAE witnessed an extreme weather condition that led to extremely heavy rainfall and heavy hail falling of unprecedented sizes, in addition to great wind activity.

Many social media sites monitored the appearance of a supernatural cloud, which some called the “green cloud,” which turned day into night and was accompanied by heavy rainfall and large amounts of hail, accompanied by continuous lightning.

What is the green cloud and what are the conditions that allowed it to form??

The green cloud, or supercell cloud, is a type of cumulonimbus cloud, which forms in cases of strong instability that occur when very cold air in the high layers of the atmosphere meets and warm air on the surface of the Earth with the presence of saturated moisture in all layers of the atmosphere. This leads to a process Clouds build up vertically and may reach high altitudes in the atmosphere. This type of cloud is usually accompanied by lightning, thunder, and heavy hail. The color of the cloud tends to be green or grassy due to the saturation of water vapor inside the cloud with the reflection of sunlight on it.

This article was written originally in Arabic and is translated using a 3rd party automated service. ArabiaWeather is not responsible for any grammatical errors whatsoever.
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