8.24 Precipitation

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8.24.2 Define: (a) precipitation; (b) virga.

8.24.4 Describe the following types of precipitation: (a) rain; (b) drizzle; (c) snow; (d) sleet; (e) hail.

8.24.6 State the difference between large drizzle and small rain droplets.

8.24.8 Describe the following terms in relation to precipitation: (a) continuous rain; (b) intermittent rain; (c) showers.

8.24.10 Define the following precipitation rates: (a) light; (b) moderate; (c) heavy.

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