Shock And Awe

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A stunning photo by Gabriel Zaparolli of a distant lightning storm overhung with asperitas clouds at Torres, Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil last month. To wit:

Asperitas form in convective storms when the air in downdrafts (cooled by the sublimation of ice crystals) pushes through the cloud base.

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