Clouds

Where Does Thunder and Lightning Come From?

Kirsty McCabe | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Tech
Kirsty McCabe

We may dream about hot and sunny summer weather in the UK, but the truth is after a few days of heatwave conditions we can't wait for a good storm or two to clear the air... But how much do you really know about thunderstorms? How does that cute little fluffy cumulus cloud turn into a big threatening thunderhead?

Cirrus Religionis?

Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.09.2013 | UK

It's that time again - the time when a picture of something mundane takes on huge significance because the Son of God shows up. This time he's been...

Heatwave To Subside...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2013 | UK

The glorious heatwave which has seen some of the hottest weather since 2006 will peak in the next couple of days then give way to humidity and thunder...

Cloudy Weather Offers Respite From Heatwave

PA | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK

The heatwave took a day off in some parts of the country today, as cloud covered many eastern areas giving respite from the recent high temperatures. ...

Sou Fujimoto's Earth Cloud

Julian Vigo | Posted 04.08.2013 | UK Entertainment
Julian Vigo

In this morning's press conference, Sou Fujimoto recalls his dream of making an architectural installation at the Serpentine Gallery which this Saturday will be officially realised upon the pavilion's public opening. Inspired by the trees and people of Kensington Gardens, Fujimoto strives to create an 'artificial geometry'.

Astronaut Captures Rare Glimpse Of 'Night Shining Clouds' From Space Station

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.03.2013 | UK Tech

An astronaut's photos of a strange 'night-shining cloud' above French Polynesia has won plaudits back on Earth. The picture captures the ethe...

UFOs Spotted In Chile?!

Caters | Lauren Hill | Posted 24.11.2012 | Home

At first glance you could be forgiven for mistaking these images as an imminent alien invasion but the mysterious 'UFOs' floating in the sky are in fa...

Ghostly Blue 'Impossible' Cloud Mystery Finally Explained By Nasa

Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.11.2012 | UK Tech

Mysterious clouds that 'shine' so brightly they can be seen at night have finally been explained by scientists. The blue-white clouds, known as noc...

Is It Bird.. Is It Plane?

REX | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK

If your knowledge of clouds only extends to 'white and fluffy', then prepare to be amazed by this cloud atlas. Some can fool the unwary into thinki...

The Sky IS Falling... Literally

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK

A Nasa study has showed that the sky is falling. Or at least the clouds, anyway. According to scientists the average height of clouds has fallen ov...

LOOK: Rare UFO-Shaped Cloud Spotted In West Yorkshire

Huffington Post UK | Alastair Plumb | Posted 29.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Photographer Jonathan Selwood-Hogg thinks it looks like a UFO from Flight Of The Navigator. His son, William Selwood-Hogg thinks it looks like a humpb...

Extraordinary 'Wave Clouds' Seen Over Birmingham, Alabama (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alastair Plumb | Posted 21.12.2011 | UK Comedy

Bring up cloud formations at a party, and chances are you'll be left well alone for the rest of the evening. But when it comes to "wave clouds" - ...