cirrocumulus


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a cloud at a high altitude consisting of a series of regularly arranged small clouds resembling ripples

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AT the height of the summer heatwave, I walked along the Mumbles seafront, the Swansea Bay skies filled with deep red, fish-scale cirrocumulus clouds.
Light cascading through cirrocumulus clouds rolled over the sawgrass.
What is a sky patterned with cirrocumulus clouds better known as?
When a sheet of NLC appears edge-on to the observer it appears bright, but if NLC is overhead it is usually faint and difficult to distinguish from cirrus or cirrocumulus weakly illuminated by the twilight glow or the Moon.
Dot: "That would most likely be a cirrus or cirrocumulus cloud.