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Popcorn Clouds Over Sri Lanka and Palk Strait

7.5N 80.1E

March 3rd, 2013 Category: Clouds

India – March 3rd, 2013

Popcorn clouds dot the skies over the northern part of Sri Lanka and the Palk Strait, which separate the island-nation from India. This type of cloud cover is likely an indication of plant growth: increased phytosynthesis releases water vapor into the air which then rises and cools, condensing into small, dotted clouds.

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