As the adage goes, when it rains, it pours. Due the weather phenomenon known lovingly as El Niño, Cali's two rainy seasons have been long and seemly never-ending. Had it not been for the brief reprieve during Christmas and New Years - which I wasn't here for - I would have thought Colombia was emulating the monsoon seasons common in certian part of southeast Asia.
Yesterday was one of those days, however, when the rain comes so fast it turns the streets into rivers, the lighting rivals a Van Halen concert, and thunder claps would startle a coma patient into consciousness. It took me over twice as long to get home after school, which usually takes only half and hour. Fortunately, I had my camera with me to capture the watery disaster: