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When rain falls from a cloud but doesn't reach the ground it can create wispy tails from clouds known as virga.
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.
This case study focuses on one week in November when four periods of rainfall brought widespread flooding to many parts of the UK.
Take care when travelling in heavy rain, wind and thunderstorms.
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