Hundreds of kilometers of cloud rolled across the sky

A rolling cloud, a horizontal tubular cloud, appears above Block Island creating an apocalyptic landscape.

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The clouds in the picture look like rattan clouds, including two types of clouds and rolling clouds.

Jim C recorded a spectacular sight from a boat at Old Harbor, Block Island, off the Rhode Island state on March 14."The cloud looks like a sign of a danger that is imminent. I will never forget this scene as well as feeling overwhelmed by the power and beauty of nature," said Steven Miller, a local resident. share.

"The clouds in the picture look like bow clouds, which are two types of clouds and rolling clouds. They are long, thin, low-altitude clouds, often accompanied by unstable air and thunderstorms , " Bonnie Diamond, staff at the British Weather Agency (Met Office), explained.

An arc is formed when a cold stream of air descending from a cloud of clouds reaches the ground. This cold air quickly spreads out, pushing humid and warm air underground. As the air warms, water vapor condenses and creates bow clouds.

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