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Photographer Captures Powerful Shelf Cloud Over Lošinj Island

Powerful shelf cloud over the island of Losinj (Photo credit: Sandro Puncet)

Most of Croatia yesterday coped a passing front which in areas brought hail, thunder, and lightning.

Local photographer Sandro Puncet captured a powerful shelf cloud hovering over the island of Lošinj yesterday and it has soon gone viral.

(Photo: Sandro Puncet)

(Photo credit: Sandro Puncet)

A shelf cloud is a low, horizontal, wedge-shaped arcus cloud which is attached to the base of the parent cloud and is usually a thunderstorm which was the case over Losinj on Monday.

Puncet, who is a passionate ‘storm’ photographer, also recorded a timelapse.

Check out more of his photos on his Facebook page here.

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