The first normally is associated with vertical clouds such as cumulus .
These types of funnel clouds form out of large cumulus clouds or very weak thunderstorms and normally do not have the energy to reach the ground.
the high cumulus is breaking up to give a lovely summer evening
When the air condenses into small, lumpy, low pockets of cloud, this is cumulus .
The basic cloud forms are cumulus , which are heaped clouds; stratus, which are layer clouds; and cirrus, which are wispy.
The azure sky above was only slightly clouded by the thick cumulus clouds that strayed away from each other, to occasionally cover up the sun's streams of rays.
Above the mighty fortress of earth, dark cumulous nimbus clouds clash violently against each other invoking the worst of all storms and hindering all whom dare to cross by air.
I looked up, a little surprised that half the moon was covered in heavy cumulous clouds.
We were both quiet as we watched the cirrus and cumulous clouds float aimlessly in the vast opening above us.
The spokesperson explained that heavy thunderstorms come from cumulous cloud, which go up to 40,000 ft into the atmosphere.