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Find out what rain is and the different types it can take.
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.
The water cycle is the process by which water is continuously transferred between the surface of the earth and the atmosphere.
Advice and guidance for protecting yourself and your home in heavy rain and flooding.
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