Spectacular mammatus clouds over York, UK

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These spectacular mammatus clouds swept across the sky over York on March 27, 2016 transforming the city into a post-apocalyptical scenery.

The distinctive Mammatus clouds are believed to have been caused by turbulence in the cloud base due to a change of weather.

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via York Press
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via York Press

The Met Office says Mammatus clouds are among the more unusual and distinctive formations.

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via York Press
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via York Press

They usually form with large cumulonimbus clouds, particular when they are forming large thunderstorms.

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Jason ‏@palengreda
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Jason ‏@palengreda
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Will Jenkyns ‏@jenkywill

Storm Katie has seen gusts of up to 105mph battering England and Wales, with several flights diverted from airports and major bridges shut.

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Simon Taylor via Twitter

In York, the rain is expected to have petered out by this afternoon with wind speeds dropping as the day goes on.

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Simon Taylor via Twitter

Please do not drive into flood water.

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Here a Flickr video by Mat Robinson of these insane stromy clouds.

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