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Have you ever wondered how hurricanes form? or what makes a tornado spin? Do you know about the different types of lightning? Ever been facinated by the extremes of drought and floods? Read all about the extremes of weather.

General Weather
Want to know about precipitation - rain, hail, sleet and snow. Wondering about mist and fog, know your radiation from your advection? Know about air and ground frost. Read all about it in the dew, fog and frost.

Cloud Formations
Learn about the five main families of clouds; Stratus, Cumulus, Alto, Cirrus and Man made clouds. Find the difference between Cumulus Congestus and Cumulonimbus with Mammatus and what type of precipitation falls from them.

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