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Rain Hits Drought-Stricken Australian Town Moments After Prince Harry & Meghan Markle Visit

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Oct. 17 2018, Updated 2:47 p.m. ET

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s first visit as a couple to Australia is off to a promising start. Just moments after the soon-to-be parents arrived in the drought-stricken city of Dubbo, a much-needed rainfall fell upon the town!

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On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Harry and Meghan arrived in Dubbo to visit Victoria Park. The couple was taken aback — but also thrilled — when rain began to fall.

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Luckily, the pair had a set of umbrellas handy, and continued their tour despite the downpour.

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At one point, they even cozied up together under the same umbrella.

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When Harry went to make a speech, Meghan happily accompanied him to the podium, where she kept him covered with an umbrella she herself held.

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The mayor of the town thanked Harry and Meghan for bringing “that terrible English weather here with you” in the midst of the region’s “terrible drought," People reported.

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Meghan and Harry arrived in Australia on Monday, Oct. 15, the same day Kensington Palace announced the couple is expecting their first child.

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During a speech in Sydney on Tuesday, Harry said they “couldn’t think of a better place to announce the upcoming baby. Boy or girl. So thank you very much.”

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