Measuring rainfall

I have a couple of rain gauges around and about but had a look at my gauge last night and it measured 10 mm, but I know that as most of the rain we had yesterday was of the horizontal variaty I can't see it being measured ,,,,,, how do they measures horizontal rain?
 

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I have a couple of rain gauges around and about but had a look at my gauge last night and it measured 10 mm, but I know that as most of the rain we had yesterday was of the horizontal variaty I can't see it being measured ,,,,,, how do they measures horizontal rain?
I don't think it matters, in my very distant youth I checked a rain gauge for a met office station. The gauge was just a funnel gauge in a copper can. As long as the site is open, without nearby buildings and tall vegetation you get a usable reading. The drink had to come down somewhere after all.
 
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