Gordo's photos from May 1998
All photos and text Copyright © 1998 Gordon Richardson gordonr@iafrica.com


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Rainbow from cumulonimbus cloud over Muizenberg Mountain

rainbow from cumulonimbus cloud over Muizenberg Mountain


Rainbow against cumulus above Muizenberg Mountain

rainbow against cumulus above Muizenberg Mountain


Dawn on Table Mountain and Devil's Peak with cumulus clouds

dawn on Table Mountain and Devil's Peak with cumulus clouds


Cumulonimbus after cold front

cumulonimbus after cold front


Alto-cumulus spectacle behind Devil's Peak

alto-cumulus spectacle behind Devil's Peak


Puffy cumulus cloud
(anyone that says this looks like an elephant, score 10 points...)

puffy cumulus cloud


Stratus layers at dusk over Table Mountain and Saddle

stratus layers at dusk over Table Mountain and Saddle


Dark lenticular clouds at dawn over Constantiaberg

dark lenticular clouds at dawn over Constantiaberg


Autumn trees in front of Table Mountain and Devil's Peak

autumn trees in front of Table Mountain and Devil's Peak



Sunday 17th May 1998

Sunrise glow below dark alto-stratus over mountains

sunrise glow below dark alto-stratus over mountains


Stacked lenticular clouds over Hottentots Holland

stacked lenticular clouds over Hottentots Holland


Faint solar halo (22 degree)

faint solar halo (22 degree)

Click here for a technical explanation of the 22 degree halo




Silver lining with sunbeams

silver lining with sunbeams


Sunrise spectacle

sunrise spectacle


Fog and cirrus over suburbs from Rhodes Memorial
Fog and cirrus towards Tygerberg from Rhodes Memorial Fog over suburbs and cirrus over mountains from Rhodes Memorial


Alto-cumulus clouds over Table Mountain

alto-cumulus clouds over Table Mountain



Sunday 24th May 1998

Sunrise with layered cloud streaks

pale sunrise with layered cloud streaks over mountains

sunrise with layers of clouds dawn with layers of clouds over mountains


Cirrus bands with unusual structure

cirrus bands with unusual structure


Cirrus chaos behind Devil's Peak

cirrus chaos behind Devil's Peak


Dusk over harbour with cirrus

dusk over harbour with cirrus



Fog, field, trees and distant mountains

fog, field, trees and distant mountains



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