§   Cloud base from 300 to 1800 m high

§   Usually thin with a depth of a few hundred metres, and the horizontal coverage often exceeds several kilometres

§   Occurs in connected patches or undulating layers, or composed of rounded masses or rolls at one or more levels

§   Clear outline at cloud base with very little or even no space between clouds

§   Thick and dense stratocumulus can produce rain

§   Commonly seen in Hong Kong during the cool season

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