Spotting a rainbow can brighten the greyest of days, as these images show.
MailOnline Travel recently witnessed a rainbow from the air while taking off from Ushuaia airport at the tip of the Argentina, with the coloured rays rising up from the mountainous scenery behind.
Others have been equally lucky to see rainbows in the sky during a flight or while using a drone.
One photographer captured the Victoria Falls in South Africa with a coloured arc forming in the clouds of fine spray.
Another eagle-eyed photographer took a breathtaking panorama of a band of colour raining down over the winding Sella Pass mountain road between the provinces of Trentino and South Tyrol in Italy.
Scroll down for some top views of rainbows that hopefully will bring a little brightness your way…
The Victoria Falls, at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, is one of the world’s greatest natural sights. But here it’s looking even more eye-catching thanks to a double rainbow hovering in the spray
This photograph was taken by Mark Gilligan of Wast Water, in Cumbria, and is entitled Finding Gold
MailOnline Travel recently witnessed a rainbow while taking off from Ushuaia airport at the tip of the Argentina, with the coloured rays rising up from the mountainous scenery behind
This incredible picture of the Italian Dolomites offers a smorgasbord of visual delights – there’s the epic 2,218-metre-high Sella Pass winding across the vista, a foreboding block of rocky mountain and, the icing on the mesmerising cake, a giant rainbow
A rainbow seen above the deep and colourful Waimea Canyon, also known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific. It is located on the western side of Kaua’i in Hawaii
One photographer spotted a very vivid rainbow in Yorkshire in September 2017 (left), while the image on the right shows a double rainbow shining brightly above a forested patch of land in Hawaii (right)
A rainbow shines above Stuart Island, which is a privately owned piece of land in British Columbia with no ferry access
A rainbow adds a splash of colour to a rather gloomy Argentinian cityscape
This rainbow is just visible above a lush green mountainous area of Landruk in Nepal
An aerial view of a rainbow over Verona Sands, Tasmania, which is an isolated island state off Australia’s south coast
Rainbows are normally seen whenever there are water drops in the air and sunlight shining from behind at a low altitude angle. They span a continuous spectrum of colours, although they appear in bands to the human eye
A rainbow attempts to break through a very thunderous sky over Norway, with not a patch of blue peeping through
A Maid of the Mist excursion boat at the Niagara Falls in Ontario sails into a rainbow under the Horseshoe Falls – the largest of the three waterfalls that collectively form the Niagara Falls
A double rainbow can just be seen in this beautiful shot, taken after a spot of stormy weather
This sweeping photo shows a rainbow forming over the Canaima National Park in Venezuela. It is the sixth biggest national park in the world and the same size as Belgium or Maryland
One lucky photographer managed to capture a complete rainbow off the coast of El Risco in the Canary Islands
An aerial view of a float plane flying over a patch of undulating land in southwest Alaska with a rainbow in the background
Seeing double: Two rainbows at Palouse, Washington, taken by photographer Chip Phillips
This ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ snap shows the moment a ferry sailed past a stunning double rainbow that sat so low in the sky they appeared to rise out of the water like a bridge
Beauty: A double rainbow stretches over a lion resting in Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Ndutu, Tanzania
Magic: An eagle-eyed passenger snapped the end of this rainbow as the car in which he was travelling drove in the fast lane of the M25 in Surrey