We’ve all seen images with the sun’s rays shining through a forest, streaking through clouds in religious artwork, and gracing a child’s drawing of the Sun. These are known as crepuscular rays. They are most often seen at twilight (as the sun is rising or setting), but can be seen at anytime when clouds or other objects block some of the sun’s rays and there is a sufficient amount of particulate matter in the air to… To read the full story, click here - http://www.weatherworks.com/lifelong-learning-blog/?p=1456
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Frederick Mills. ( Bilsington, Kent, England )
2/28/2018 10:22:33 am
Great photograph. Wesee these rays quite often in our area but I was unaware of their name ( crepuscular rays ) However, on thinking a little more I believe I have heard the description sometime in the past. No such rays here today - 4.p.m. - stiff east wind bringing Siberian air - temp. = minus 2 C. Broken cumulus / cu-nim with snow flurries.
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