Clouds are water liquid, not vapour, why it don't fall down?

In summary, clouds are formed when warm air rises and cools down, causing water vapor to condense into tiny droplets that gather together in the atmosphere. Despite appearing to float, clouds are held up by air currents and their small droplets make them too light to fall to the ground. When the air currents can no longer hold the droplets, they fall as rain in a process known as precipitation. Low-hanging clouds may reach the ground in rare cases, but this is not common due to the air currents keeping them suspended.
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Title says all,
why clouds are up? have the air more density than water?

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Same reason that smoke rises despite soot being heavier than air. :wink:
 
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Although clouds are made of water droplets and ice chrystals, these droplets are very small. Many clouds form as a result of updrafts. These updrafts are more than strong enough to keep such tiny droplets aloft.
 

1. What causes clouds to form?

Clouds are formed when warm air rises and cools down, causing water vapor in the air to condense into tiny liquid droplets. These droplets then gather together to form clouds in the atmosphere.

2. Why do clouds appear to be floating in the sky?

Clouds do not actually float, but are held up in the atmosphere by air currents. The water droplets in the clouds are too small and light to fall down to the ground, so they are carried by the air currents and appear to be floating.

3. How do clouds stay suspended in the air without falling down?

The tiny water droplets in clouds are so small and light that the force of gravity is not strong enough to pull them down to the ground. Additionally, the air currents in the atmosphere keep the clouds afloat.

4. Why does it rain if clouds are made of water droplets?

When the air currents in the atmosphere can no longer hold the water droplets in the clouds, they become too heavy and fall to the ground as rain. This is known as precipitation.

5. Can clouds ever fall to the ground?

In rare cases, low-hanging clouds, such as fog, can reach the ground. However, this is not common as the air currents in the atmosphere typically keep clouds suspended in the air.

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