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Which type of rainfall occurs when two air masses of different temperatures and other physical properties meet?

Options

A) Orographic rainfall

B) Relief rainfall

C) Cyclonic rainfall

D) Convectional rainfall

The correct answer is C.


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  • Abdulwaris Ishaq

    Cyclonic or Frontal rain: This type of rainfall occurs when warm and cold air meets each other. Since warm air is lighter, it rises above the cold air. The rising air is then cooled beyond the saturation point resulting in heavy rainfall. Such rainfall lasts only for few hours.

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