How weather radar works and its accuracy

THIS month's question comes from James Hicks of Esperance in Western Australia. He has asked: How does weather rain radar work and is it accurate? By Weatherzone meteorologist Alex Zadnik

How weather radar works and its accuracy How weather radar works and its accuracy How weather radar works and its accuracy How weather radar works and its accuracy How weather radar works and its accuracy

Radar stands for Radio DetectionAnd Ranging was initiallydeveloped during World WarII to detect enemy aircraft,however military operators became awarethat it could also show rain, snow and sleet.