In the Air (iv)

Despite all that heat

Cooling inevitable

The Honeymoon Effect”

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n.b. The tumbling of hot and cold air in cumulonimbus clouds produces powerful charges, sometimes compared to the power of atomic bombs. Why are we not comparing atomic bombs to the power of thunderstorms? The catastrophe of the atomic attack on Hiroshima was 1/10th of the power generated within a thunderstorm.

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In the Air (ii)

Hot air billows up

Stratospheric heights reached

Sky high; heaven’s touched

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n.b. Cumulonimbus clouds build up to heights of around 12km, but can reach 39km from the Earth’s surface.  If you follow this link to the whatsthiscloud.com website and scroll to the bottom of the article you can download a FREE pdf 80 page book about cloud types! You can find out more on Twitter @whatsthiscloud

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