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+ - What's causing that hole in the clouds?->

Submitted by cremeglace
cremeglace (1646593) writes "Researchers have found the mechanism for why airplanes cause rain when they take off or descend through altocumulus clouds. The clouds, which range in altitude from about 1 to 6 kilometers, have been known to develop gaping holes near airports, which usually brought immediate, localized precipitation. ScienceNOW has the full explanation and a picture."
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What's causing that hole in the clouds?

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