Bureau of Meteorology to change terminology for rain forecasts


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The Bureau of Meteorology (Australia) is changing the words used to describe the chances of rainfall:

Under the new system, adjectives such as patchy, scattered, widespread and isolated will be replaced with the straightforward terms slight, medium, high or very high to describe the chances of rainfall.

6 November 2014 Edit: 6 November 2014

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