Queensland’s floods have cost grain farmers an estimated $400 million

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    New Zealand.

    Golden Bay was hit particularly hard, with the latest flood being the third this month; the area has received over 500 millimetres (19.68 inches) of rain in December.

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    Precipitation events. And once again, a major agriculture area is hit.
     
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    You have to be wrong. Scientists say precipitation comes from evaporation. Some right wingers on this board call "evaporation" a "wild theory".

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    Show us a single year when there has not been a "precipitation event". Just one.
     
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    And what is that supposed to mean?
     
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    "Precipitation events" as defined by your fellow cultists happen every year. If it's cold they happen, if it's warm they happen, If it's dry they happen, if it's wet they happen. In other words, because they are so common they are not usefull descriptors of anything.
     
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    Like a religion, where the Virgin Mary appears in a grilled cheese sandwich.
     
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    I see. They happen every year at the rate that they have been happening in the last two or three years?
     

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