Consider the following statements about Cumulonimbus Clouds:

  1. For cumulonimbus clouds to be formed, tropospheric winds need to increase considerably with height
  2. Cumulonimbus clouds are known for producing most severe thunderstorms

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements
For cumulonimbus clouds to be formed the atmosphere around the cloud needs to be “unstable”.

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