Is that a spaceship or a cloud?
Although it may seem like an
it's actually a impressive thunderstorm cloud called a
Such colossal storm systems center on
rotating updrafts that can span several kilometers and deliver
torrential rain and high winds including
Jagged sculptured clouds adorn the supercell's
edge, while wind swept dust and rain
dominate the center.
A tree waits patiently in the foreground.
The above supercell cloud was photographed in July west of
USA, caused minor damage, and lasted several hours before moving on.
Credit & Copyright:
Sean R. Heavey