Since Monday we have had 4 days of almost non-stop rain. In winter here the grass dries up and when idiots throw their cigarette butts out the window, the grass on the side of the road flares up quite quickly. The road I take to and from the primary school has black veld on both sides in all the open spaces. After this bout of rain though it will probably go bright green with new growth, undoing the damage those idiots with their cigarettes did.
I don't know about anyone else but there is nothing that screams beauty like the veld after a rainstorm. It's all wet and shiny and new.