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World Meteorological Day: Understanding clouds that play a pivotal role in weather forecasts, warnings

World Meteorological Day: Understanding clouds that play a pivotal role in weather forecasts, warnings

The theme for this year's World Meteorological Day is 'understanding clouds', which highlights the enourmous importance of clouds for weather climate and water.

Stunning view of Earth's night lights captured from space – See pic!

Stunning view of Earth's night lights captured from space – See pic!

The stunning view was taken when ISS was passing over the island nation of Kiribati at the time, about 2600 kilometers (1,600 miles) south of Hawaii.

Clouds blamed for rapid Greenland ice sheet melt

Clouds blamed for rapid Greenland ice sheet melt

Clouds are raising the temperature of the Greenland ice Sheet and accounting for as much as 30 percent of the ice sheet melt, researchers say.

Do you know how much does a cloud weigh?

Do you know how much does a cloud weigh?

Clouds may look so light and fluffy, but the fact is that they are actually quite heavy.

Clouds blanketing Earth: Check out Scott Kelly's latest capture from space

Clouds blanketing Earth: Check out Scott Kelly's latest capture from space

The astronaut posted the dazzling image on his Twitter account on Wednesday.

Jet aircraft blow holes in clouds to cause snow or rain

Jet aircraft make odd-shaped holes in clouds and cause rain or snow as they climb or descend in the skies under certain atmospheric conditions.