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Posted at: Jun 19, 2019, 2:06 PM; last updated: Jun 19, 2019, 2:15 PM (IST)

Watch: Stunning video of clouds creating wavelike ripples that you can’t get your eyes off

Watch: Stunning video of clouds creating wavelike ripples that you can’t get your eyes off
‘Asperitas’ clouds are much more chaotic, because of interference.

Tribune Web Desk
Chandigarh

Chandigarh: A stunning video of clouds creating wavelike ripples has surfaced online, which is sure to mesmerise you.

A cloud appreciation society, shared a video in which clouds can be seen creating wavelike ripples. A regime of convective activity, meaning they occur near or in the wake of thunderstorms.

Since their induction in 2017, ‘Undulatus Asperatus’, now called ‘Asperitas’—have been noticed all around the world.

‘Asperitas’ is a cloud formation first popularised and proposed as a type of cloud in 2009 by Gavin Pretor-Pinney founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society.

That came eight years after Pretor-Pinney began a campaign to recognize it, marking the first time in three decades the World Meteorological Organization had updated its cloud classification atlas.

‘Asperitas’ clouds are much more chaotic, because of interference.

When multiple waves from different sources and moving in different directions pass through the same area, their motions combine in an array of choppy displacements.

It would be similar to having four people hold different edges of a blanket while whipping it up and down. The pattern will be a chaotic combination of the different “input” waves coming from different sources.

Tweet read: “Asperitas clouds, caught on June 10, by Kent Reinhard in Bennet Nebraska on June 10. They’ve been described as “… as if viewing a roughened sea surface from below.” The World Meteorological Organization officially recognized this type of cloud in the 2017”.

Another tweet read: “WOW!!  Wicked shot by VSC's own Paul McCully of Undulatus Asperatus clouds at Myrtleford yesterday! @StormHour @EarthandClouds @JaneBunn @MikeLarkan @spann @theage_photo @abcmelbourne #undulatusasperatus #landscapephotography #clouds”.

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