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1

Peak rainfall

When rainfall is at its highest

2

Peak discharge

When river flow has reached its maximum

3

Lag time

The time between peak rainfall and peak discharge

4

Rising limb

When the river flow is rising

5

Falling limb

When the river flow begins tofall