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Types of rainfall

Types of rainfall

 

There are three types of rainfall

 

A. Convectional : this type of rainfall is characteristic of hot climates and summer time:

    1. Sun evaporates water
    2. When water rises , it cools and condenses forming droplets and clouds
    3. When droplets get too cold they fall to the Earth and rain.

 

  1. Orographic and relief , It is characteristic of mountainous  regions.
  1. Hot and humid air from the sea reaches a mountain
  2. The air raises and gets cool. Clouds are formed and it rains on the windward side of the mountain. 
  3. It doesn´t rain on the other side.

 

C Frontal

 

 

This type happens when a mass of warm air crashes with a mass of cold air . Then hot air raises and get cold . Clouds are formed and it rains.

 

 
 
 
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