An umbrella goes up when rain comes down. To solve this riddle, the person being questioned has to think about items that rise when rain is falling, aside from natural elements.Continue Reading
This particular riddle can have other answers that are equally as "correct" as "umbrella." Other things that go up when rain comes down include car windows and water levels.
Another riddle that involves rain is, "What do you find at the end of a rainbow?" which is answered with "The letter W."
Or, "What falls down but never stands up?" with the answer being "rain," because it falls but does not stand up.Learn more about Rain
Acid rain occurs when sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides are released into the air where they rise and mix with water, oxygen and other chemicals. Sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides dissolve very easily in water and can travel great distances to combine with the moisture in the air.Full Answer >
A location is considered to be a desert if it gets less than 10 inches, or 25 centimeters, of rain a year. Some locations may get less than 1 centimeter, or less than one-half of an inch, of moisture per year.Full Answer >
The smell of rain is unmistakable, and there are many factors that make up its sweet, earthy scent. It comes mostly from rainwater falling on dried materials, bacteria, or algae on the ground. There is also evidence that some people can smell the rain not only after it’s gone but before it comes.Full Answer >
To make a rain chain, wrap soft copper tubing around a polyvinyl chloride pipe. Remove the pipe and use a cutter to cut rings out of the coil. Link the rings together and solder or weld the joints.Full Answer >