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how does a cloud get heavy enough for rain?

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Hi Bobby

When cloud droplets collide they form a rain drop that will then fall when the droplet becomes heavy enough; for more info, see:

http://physics.aps.org/story/v7/st14

http://weather.cod.edu/sirvatka/bergeron.html

http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1950AuSRA...3..193B

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