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Mammatus cells seemingly detaching
In this stunning picture of a mammatus formation over Brno, Republic of Czech, the individual cells seem to be detaching themselves from the parent cloud. The picture was taken by Matus KOCKA on July 26, 2006, shortly after a storm had swept through the city.

[© Matus KOCKA - photo shown with permission (more pictures from the same series can be viewed at]