Somewhere between clouds and rain, there’s virga: rain that falls from clouds but evaporates before it reaches the Earth’s surface. You can see it in the sky as wispy strands extending from the bottom of a cloud. And if you were tracking the weather with radar, it would register as rain. But because virga typically occurs over deserts and in other areas with dry conditions, the precipitation evaporates before you can feel it.
Which types of clouds are known as “thunderheads”?
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