Looking SW across Cardigan Bay at a line of
cumulonimbus tops heading towards Aberystwyth.
This and the next 2 shots were taken from a layby
just S of Llwyngwiril, between Aberdyfi and
Barmouth. I really like this photo!
Looking out from beneath one Cb anvil to another
Cb way out across the Irish Sea - note the
Here is the same group of heavy shower-clouds
looking across the estuary at Aberdyfi, some time
later. Note the velum-clouds - horizontal bands
of cloud adorning the upper parts of the main
cloud. These form when convection pushes up
through more stable layers of air.
On April 19th storms broke out over Ireland and,
amazingly, once they had decayed their anvils
continued across into Wales. This is looking down
Cwm Maethlon: faint mammatus-clouds mark the
underside of one of these anvil
A better view was obtained further down Cwm
Maethlon towards the coast, although they are
mostly still fairly faint....
this is another one photographed from the
April 2004 was a case of sunshine and flowers!!!!
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