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The Bureau of Meteorology is changing the rainfall terminology used in its forecasts. Words such as isolated, scattered and widespread will be replaced with terminology that describes the probability of rain - such as slight, medium, high and very high.

Watch the video below for more information.

For further information about these changes, visit the following links:

Introducing a more precise forecast language Link to External Site

How to Interpret the Daily Rainfall Forecast Link to External Site

FAQ - Rainfall forecast terminology Link to External Site