The rain that day was soft and gentle, but steady. The ground underfoot was wet. The colours in the local bushland were intense. An example:
A day of sub tropical gentle rain in high summer was a day to remember. The cooler temperatures during the 2021-22 summer was due to La Niña which results in more cloud cover and rainfall.
Another example of the bushland colour after the summer rain:
Of course, the wet conditions from the rain didn’t last long. The bushland was starting to dry out the next morning when I returned. The intensity of the colours had gone.