Skypunch Cloud

Skypunch Cloud

There’s this thing called a Cavum, or also known as a fallstreak hole, hole punch cloud, skypunch, and many other names. It is a beautiful thing where a hole appears in the clouds because the water temperature in the clouds is below freezing but the water, in a supercooled state, has not frozen yet due to the lack of ice nucleation. Then when the ice crystals do form, a domino effect is set off which causes the water droplets around the crystals to evaporate, causing a large circular hole in the clouds. Check it out!



Looks awesome doesn’t it? I thought so too. Thanks for reading!


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