April showers – almost – in Sweden

Rain that falls from a cloud but evaporates before reaching the ground is called virga.

Virga as the sun sets in Sweden thanks to EarthSky Facebook friend Jörgen Norrland Andersson.

Sunset in Sweden on April 1, 2013 thanks to EarthSky Facebook friend Jörgen Norrland Andersson. View larger

Jörgen Norrland Andersson captured this image of virga – rain that falls but never reaches the ground – as the sun set over Sweden on April 1, 2013. Thank you, Jörgen!

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David Callejas

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