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Petrichor is the smell of rain. The words comes from the Greek words 'petra' meaning stone and 'ichor' which in Greek mythology refers to the golden fluid that flows in the veins of the immortals.
How long does rain take to reach the ground and where is the wettest place in the world? Find out some interesting facts about rain.
Freezing rain is fairly rare in the UK. When it does occur the consequences can be devastating. This case study looks at an occurrence which affected Wales, SW England and the Midlands in January 1996.
Advice and guidance for protecting yourself and your home in heavy rain and flooding.
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