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Find out what rain is and the different types it can take.
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.
Persistent rain brought flooding to many parts of the UK during the first weekend of July. The impacts were numerous, ranging from flooded transport networks to disrupted sporting events.
Surface water flooding occurs when intense rainfall overwhelms drainage systems.
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