Are raindrops tear-shaped?

Are raindrops tear-shaped?

While some cartoons and some science diagrams draw raindrops in that shape, raindrops are neither tear-shaped nor spherical. Due to the More »

Sun pillar

Sun pillar

Sun pillar Sun pillar at sunrise by CaptPiper The other morning, I saw a column of light above the rising sun — what was that? A

How much water is in the atmosphere?

How much water is in the atmosphere?

How much water is in the atmosphere? Water is an exceptionally interesting chemical with many important implications for life on Earth

Do tides and seiches occur on lakes?

Do tides and seiches occur on lakes?

Do tides and seiches occur on lakes? NOAA Tides are changes in water level caused by the gravitational pull on water by the moon and,

When does tornado season start?

When does tornado season start?

When does tornado season start? June, 2004 tornado near Madison, WI by i am your hero Wisconsin has had tornadoes in every month of the

How does hail form?

How does hail form?

Hail is precipitation in the form of large balls or lumps of ice that grow in thunderstorms and other severe convective storms. More »

What is a landspout tornado?

What is a landspout tornado?

What is a landspout tornado? Landspout tornado over Hale County in Texas (NOAA). “Landspout” is slang for a tornado that, unlike

What is the cause of strong winds?

What is the cause of strong winds?

What is the cause of strong winds? Photo: wwwuppertal The wind is simply air in motion, flowing from high atmospheric pressures to low