Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 8th Standard
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Differentiate Between: Cumulus Clouds and Cumulonimbus Clouds - Geography

Distinguish Between

Differentiate between: 

Cumulus clouds and cumulonimbus clouds

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S.No Cumulus clouds Cumulonimbus clouds
1 Cumulus clouds are formed due to the vertical flow of air. When the vertical flow increases the Cumulus clouds gradually transform into Cumulonimbus clouds
2 Cumulus clouds appear huge and are dome-shaped. Cumulonimbus clouds appear like huge mountain and have an anvil shaped top portion. 
3 These clouds are grey in colour and are responsible for fair and pleasent weather. These are dark coloured clouds which cause thunder and lightening.
4 These clouds are also called 'Fair weather clouds'. These clouds are also known as 'Thunderheads'
Concept: Clouds
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Balbharati Geography 8th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 3 Humidity and Clouds
Exercise | Q 3.3 | Page 23
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