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This series of Mammatus clouds where taken on December 27 2004 just as a severe summer thunderstorm had formed over my house in Perth, Western Australia.

From what I read, the Mammatus clouds are caused by ice in the clouds becoming heavy and causing the cloud to sag.

A very rare site!

EOS 20D And 17-40 f/4 L.

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Comments

  • Tim Slade
    Tim Sladeover 4 years ago

    Nice one! my favourite type of cloud, after Cumulonimbus of course! what date was this shot?

  • This was taken on December 27 2004.

    – EOS20

  • Van Coleman
    Van Colemanover 4 years ago

    BEAUTIFUL MAMMAMIA!!!!! Mammatus are my “favorite” type of clouds!!!!!xx

  • Polly x
    Polly xalmost 4 years ago

  • aMOONy
    aMOONyalmost 4 years ago

    Wow!Fantastic view!

  • sensualtouch
    sensualtouchabout 3 years ago

  • Robyn Carter
    Robyn Carterabout 1 year ago

    Looks amazing

  • Adrian Kent
    Adrian Kentabout 1 year ago

    Awesome spectacle, never seen them myself!

  • Adrian Kent
    Adrian Kentabout 1 year ago

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