What types of clouds are associated with rain?

What are the types of clouds that are most likely to be associated with rain or snow?

Cumulonimbus clouds are thunderstorm clouds. High winds can flatten the top of the cloud into an anvil-like shape. Cumulonimbus clouds are associated with heavy rain, snow, hail, lightning and even tornadoes.

Which types of clouds give rain answer in one sentence?

Nimbostratus clouds are the rain clouds. Among the many clouds in the sky these are the ones that cause the most rain. These clouds can cause continuous precipitation which lasts for hours.

What type of clouds are called fair weather clouds?

Fair Weather Cumulus Clouds: puffy cotton balls floating in the sky.

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