Cirrus clouds

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Cirrus clouds usually indicates an approaching weather front.

Cirrus is a genus of atmospheric cloud generally characterized by thin, wispy strands. This cloud can form at any altitude between 5.0 km and 14 km above sea level.Cirrus generally appears white or light grey in color.Cirrus clouds form on other planets, including Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and possibly Neptune.

Cumulus clouds

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Nexttop Cumulus Clouds

Cumulus clouds usually indicate fair weather.

Clouds which have flat bases and are often described as “puffy”, “cotton-like” in appearance. They are low-level clouds, generally less than 2,000m in altitude. Cumulus clouds may appear by themselves, in lines, or in clusters.Cumulus clouds can form in lines stretching over 480km and may growth to a bigger system.