Last modified on 9 December 2008, at 07:26
English: An arcus cloud is a low, horizontal cloud formation associated with the leading edge of thunderstorm outflow, or occasionally with a cold front even in the absence of thunderstorms. Roll clouds and shelf clouds are the two types of arcus clouds, slight variations in their generation and look being the difference.
- From the Shelf cloud gallery
English: A shelf cloud is one type of arcus cloud.
- From the Roll cloud gallery
English: A roll cloud is one type of arcus cloud.