Large Rapid Changes Are Also Met With In The Absence Of Thunder During Heavy Rain Or Snow Fall.
When furs are wetted by rain they should be well shaken and allowed to dry in a current of air without exposure to sun or open fire.
Special wound-cork is also often formed round accidental injuries so as to prevent the rotting of the tissues by the soaking in of rain and the entrance of fungal spores and bacteria.
The honeycomb of rock, and capillary action, retard the lighter fresh-water from sinking to the sea; the soakage from rain has therefore to move horizontally, over the strata about sea-level, seeking outlets.
The whole of the operation must, of course, be completed in the few days - five to ten - during which the capsules are capable of yielding the drug: A cold wind or a chilly atmosphere at the time of collection lessens the yield, and rain washes the opium off the capsules.
The rain was over, but drops were still falling from the trees.
The annual rainfall rarely exceeds 5 in., and there is often no rain from June till October.
Thunder rumbled again and a cold drop of rain gnawed at the mud on her cheek.
The rain was steadier and the day was darker as they moved from their arrival gate to find the connecting flight to Norfolk.
At times a sort of mist descended, and then suddenly heavy slanting rain came down.