Light rain can spread soil bacteria far and wide, study finds

Source: Science Daily

A good rain can have a cleansing effect on the land. But a new study reports that, under just the right conditions, rain can also be a means of spreading bacteria. Using high-resolution imaging, researchers observed the effect of raindrops falling on dry soil laden with bacteria.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/03/170307112749.htm