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rainfall

the precipitation of fresh water from the atmosphere, which, through its variability, results in different vegetation in different regions.
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The immense rainfall came in the midst of a long drought.
At Bradley Bar you are talking about 22-28mm of rainfall coming down in a short period which is equivalent to getting on for nearly half a month's rainfall.
The south-west monsoon normally arrives in Kerala on June 1 and lasts until September 30, during which time the state gets a rainfall of roughly 204cm.
The probability that rainfall would be ' deficient' this year has been stated to be as high as 66 per cent.
The team used the oxygen and carbon isotopic ratios from each layer of stalagmite deposits to recover the cumulative signals of climatic and hydrogeological variations that include rainfall and temperature.
The observations showed the increase in rainfall is directly caused by the change in the character of rain events in the tropics rather than a change in the total number of rain events," said lead author Jackson Tan, who conducted this research while at Australia's Monash University but now works at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Virginia.
With the regional relationship for model parameters (Yu 1998; Lu and Yu 2002), rainfall erosivity can now be estimated with gridded daily rainfall data anywhere in Australia.
Dr John Abbot and Jennifer Marohasy from the Central Queensland University considered relationships between lagged values for temperature, atmospheric pressure and rainfall as well as climate data.
BEIRUT: Weather experts hope that this week's heavy rainfall will make up for last year's severe winter drought, Michel Frem, head of the Lebanese Agricultural Research Institute, said Thursday.
Unlike physical gauges that measure rain at a single point or services that average rainfall amounts across fields (mile-by-mile grids), the new RainWave Contour Map allows farmers to visualize and measure variations in rainfall amounts within the field.
Bhadrak (Odisha), July 23 ( ANI ): Over 100 villages in districts like Bhadrak, Jajpur, Keonjhar and Kalahandi have been flooded due to incessant rainfall, leading to a breach of embankment along the River Baitarani near Patpur in Odisha.
Extreme summer rainfall may become more frequent in the UK due to climate change, according to new research led by the Met Office in collaboration with Newcastle University.