14th June 2023 North Shields – Cirrocumulus Stratiformis Clouds

The usual North Shields/Tynemouth circuit today.

Cirrocumulus stratiformis is a type of cirrocumulus cloud. The name cirrocumulus stratiformis is derived from Latin, meaning “stretched out”. Cirrocumulus stratiformis occurs as very small cirrocumulus clouds that cover a large part of the sky. This type of cloud always occurs in thin layers. There can be spaces or rifts between the individual cloudlets in the layer.

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