In the wise words of Dolly Parton, ‘if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain'. There is no rainbow without the rain. Just like there cannot be a sunrise if the sun did not set.
For us to marvel at the beauty of the rainbow, the rain has to come down first. The rainbow is produced by the magic of reflection and refraction.
After a shower of rain, rain drops are suspended in the air. Light enters these droplets slowing down and bending as it moves from air to water.
The raindrops act as tiny prisms. They split this light into the seven colors of the rainbow and reflect it. The rainbow appears as an arc in the sky and it's always on the opposite side of the sun.
Rainbows are stunning and never fail to fascinate us. And sometimes they decide to come in pairs and you'll see two rainbows on the horizon. Well, here are gratifying rainbow quotes you'll love to read.