Why gray or black clouds and not always white?

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Why gray or black clouds and not always white?

If a cloud gets thick enough and high enough, light is unable to travel through the tiny water drops and ice crystals that make clouds appear to be white. The end result is that clouds can turn gray or even darker.

   

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