Rain is essential to our planet. Without it, all life on Earth would struggle to survive. How do rain clouds form and what determines whether it rains or not?
- Rainfall comes from the clouds which are made of liquid and frozen water.
- Clouds are composed of billions of water molecules.
- These molecules latch on to dust and pollen, cluster and fall as raindrops.
- There are three types of rain: Convectional, Frontal and Relief.
From a light drizzle, to the epic downpours of a monsoon – rain is a vital part of our weather.
And it all comes from clouds.
Clouds are a swirling mass of liquid droplets, or crystals, of water. They contain billions of water molecules.
Each molecule is made up of two hydrogen atoms, ...
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