0
$\begingroup$

Sometime when I see the sky I see that the cloud-layers go to different ways. But how is it possible?

$\endgroup$
1
  • $\begingroup$ Different winds at different elevations. $\endgroup$ May 4, 2014 at 19:50

1 Answer 1

1
$\begingroup$

At different altitudes, speed and direction of wind streams vary. This causes clouds to move in different directions.

$\endgroup$
1
  • $\begingroup$ This wind map is a wonderful visualization of the wind currents in the US. It does show the variations of speed and direction in the currents. $\endgroup$
    – Kyle Kanos
    May 4, 2014 at 18:55

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.