Forecasters usually turn to satellite readings, radar, weather sensors, and global communications to predict the weather. But merely by cloud-gazing, anyone can make weather predictions. To do that, you will need to know at least one cloud type: This is a cumulus cloud. They are the classic, puffy clouds of summer and one of the […]
Sri Lanka History Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The earliest human inhabitations date to about 38,000 years. Information about Sri Lanka can be found from ancient Chronicles like “Mahavansa”, “deepavansa”, Palivansa”, Rajavaliya” and Choolavansa”. The first ruler of Sri Lanka is King “Pandukabaya” and he was the ruler […]
Where I live, the monsoon season happens between the months of June to October. Monsoons happens when you have cold oceans and warm land. The warm land air causes low pressure, so the very moist air above the cold ocean rushes into it making wind and rain. We are currently in that time now, so let me […]
Did you ever look up into the sky on a bright and sunny day and see the clouds moving? I believe the clouds are actually not moving. It is the Earth that is doing all the moving! It is one of the only ways to see the Earth moving from Earth! Do you believe this is true? […]
Below is a list of the most common types of cloud formations. Stratocumulus Stratus Cumulonimbus Nimbostratus Altocumulus Altostratus Cumulus Cirrostratus Cirrocumulus Cirrus Scud Clouds Watch the video below to learn more about these types of clouds.
The Earth’s poles, North and South, are simultaneously experiencing a rise in temperatures above normal levels in mid-March. Weather stations located in the parts of Antarctica have already recorded the place was 104° Fahrenheit (40° C) warmer than usual! Weather stations located near the Arctic regions have also recorded signs of heatwaves, hitting about 86° […]
Here is a list of the different types of atmospheres in our sky. Troposphere (lowest level): The troposphere is the lowest layer of Earth’s atmosphere. Most of the mass (about 75-80%) of the atmosphere is in the troposphere. Most types of clouds are found in the troposphere, and almost all weather occurs within this layer. The […]