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Hard rain vs soft rain: What differentiates drizzle from a downpour?

It is raining again in the south-east and it is seeping into discussion. So if you would like to intrigue your friends, fascinate your family and enthral your co-workers with the science behind "soft" and "hard" rain, read on.

For Matthew Bass, senior meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology, rain is a serious business. For starters, you need to use the correct terms.

 

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(ABC NEWS: 07/11/18)