Thunderstorm and Rainbow over Zagreb, Croatia

October 06, 2022



Photographer: Neven Tandaric  
Summary Authors: Neven Tandaric; Jim Foster

The photo at top shows the approach of a nasty thunderstorm over Zagreb, Croatia, as observed on September 11, 2022. Note that the precipitation shaft associated with this storm cell is quite obvious and is likely an indication of strong winds.

The bottom photo shows a beautiful high-arching rainbow that could be seen as the storm departed. A portion of the secondary rainbow is clearly visible at upper right. This fainter bow results from a second internal reflection in the raindrops. The darker strip of sky between the primary and secondary bows is known as Alexander's Dark Band.

Zagreb, Croatia Coordinates: 45.7974397, 15.9399371

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