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Nimbostratus

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A Nimbostratus is a cloud of the class characterized by a formless layer that is almost uniformly dark gray; it is a rain cloud of the layer type, of low altitude, usually below 8000 ft (2400 m). Compare nimbostratus clouds with stratus, altostratus and cirrostratus.

Other typical precipitation bearing clouds are cumulonimbus.

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