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The easiest way to tell if it is raining, one would think, would be to look out of the window. Outside on a construction site, you don't even have the bother of training your eyes through the glass: if you find yourself getting damp, the chances are that it's raining.In the present state of conflict, though, such obvious meteorological methods are beyond much of the construction industry.British Weather Services has apparently been 'inundated' with requests from construction firms for rainfall records, so that they can show to disgruntled clients that it really was raining when they said it was.I would have thought that, over the past few weeks, there could be not much argument. CONSTRUCTION NEWS