2021/08/18

Animated clouds!

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Huge rain cloud seen in the eastern sky from in front of Nijo Castle!

It looks like an animated cloud.

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To my eyes, it looked like a big bird spreading its wings over the main cloud.

It was just a clear day in Kyoto, so I was very impressed by these fuzzy clouds.

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When I checked the rain cloud radar, I found that it was a huge guerrilla cloud. The timing was about 15 minutes before the radar image, so it must have been moving north around Otsu City.

If its course had shifted even a little to the west, Kyoto City might have been hit by a heavy downpour.
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posted by toons at 19:51 | diary