How can nearly a metre of rain fall from the sky in just a few days?

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After nearly a week of heavy and persistent rainfall across NSW and QLD, locals may be wondering how that much rain can fall from the sky for that long?  There are many ‘ingredients’ that worked together to generate some of the largest accumulated rainfall totals that NSW has seen in some locations for more than 100 years.   Firstly, a low-pressure trough lingered off the NSW and QLD coast for nearly a week (blue dotted line … Read More