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Dear Donald

Can there be possibility of Rainbow
visibility in Desert?

Thanks
Prashant

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Hi Prashant

The answer is yes.

When the sun is low on the horizon with the sunlight going through falling rain, with the cloudiness above the falling rain, a rainbow will result.

https://eo.ucar.edu/rainbows/

http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/refrn/Lesson-4/Rainbow-Formation

https://www.quora.com/How-is-a-rainbow-formed

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