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Why does rain fall in the first place?

Why does rain fall in the first place?

Rain falls because water vapor condenses in the atmosphere into drops of water heavy enough to fall. The process generally goes like this:

Where does the rain in the sky come from?

Rain has its own story. A story of a long journey up and down the atmosphere, a cycle of transformation, of freezing cold, and liquifying heat. If we were to give a short answer, rain comes from the clouds floating high up in the sky. But is it really that simple? In nature it rarely, if ever, is simple.

What did Bernard Vonnegut do to make it rain?

Glaciogenic seeding is a technique for squeezing water from cold clouds. Back in 1946, Bernard Vonnegut (author Kurt’s brother) was one of the researchers at General Electric who discovered that silver iodide could help clouds form ice crystals.

What kind of weather did artificial rainstorms cause?

The artificial rainstorms were said to have sometimes caused hail, gales and thunderstorms, baffling local residents.

Rain falls when atmospheric water vapor falls under gravity. In other words, when the water vapor in the atmosphere becomes too heavy, rain falls. Rain is responsible for most of the fresh water on Earth and it is essential to life.

Where does the water that causes rain come from?

Rain is droplets of water that fall from clouds. Heat from the Sun turns moisture (water) from plants and leaves, as well as oceans, lakes, and rivers, into water vapour (gas), which disappears into the air. This vapour rises, cools, and changes into tiny water droplets, which form clouds.

How does the rain form in the sky?

Rain is droplets of water that fall from clouds. Heat from the Sun turns moisture (water) from plants and leaves, as well as oceans, lakes, and rivers, into water vapour (gas), which disappears into the air. This vapour rises, cools, and changes into tiny water droplets, which form clouds. The water droplets in the clouds join together …

What causes heavy rain and what causes light rain?

Typically, heavy rains are caused by pressure fronts, while lighter rains are caused by convective processes. In addition to rain that is caused by pressure fronts, other atmospheric phenomena cause heavy rain.