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    The following is my understanding of the intensity of rain, am I right? They go by the lowest intensity to highest.

    drizzle >>> light rain >>> shower >>> heavy rain

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    The following is my understanding of the intensity of rain, am I right? They go by the lowest intensity tp highest.


    Is the above question in proper English?

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    Re: rain

    The following is my understanding of the intensity of rain. Am I right? They go from the lowest intensity to the highest.

    You have ordered the words you chose in the proper order. But there are others. All are referred to as rain.

    On the light end you have a sprinkle, then it could be a drizzle. Anything higher is usually called a shower, which can vary from light to heavy. Heavy showers can be called a "downpour" while a shower which features lightning and thunder is called a "thundershower."

    On the catastrophic end, it can be called a "deluge" for the heavy flooding and destruction caused.

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    Re: rain

    The following is my understanding of the intensity of rain, am I right? They go by the lowest intensity to highest.
    drizzle >>> light rain >>> shower >>> heavy rain


    Ju.
    The following is my understanding of the intensity of rain, am I right? They go from the lowest intensity to the highest.

    However, I would have written it something like this:
    My understanding of the intensity of rain is as follows, from the lowest to the highest intensity: drizzle, light rain, shower, heavy rain. Am I right?

    Your intensity sequence is OK to a point. Strictly speaking a shower is not an intensity of rain but a short period of rain, often part of a sequence in which each shower might be light, heavy or middling. If you had light rain falling all day then that could feel more intense than several intermittent showers of light rain.

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