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|Appearance||Dull grey sheets with shafts of precipitation falling|
|Precipitation cloud?||Yes, but it is virga and therefore never reaches the ground|
Nimbostratus virga is a form of Nimbostratus cloud in which the precipitation never reaches the ground. It retains the same features as a normal nimbostratus cloud; dark in appearance, low to medium level cloud of moderate vertical development and made up of sheets.
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