As it was such a beautiful evening we set off up the hill behind the house to enjoy the sunset.  This was the view at 6.30pm, shortly after setting off.

It looked so enticing that we kept on heading upwards.

However, just half an hour later, the sky turned very dark indeed.

There was a rather watery rainbow in the distance:

But then the downpour reached us!  Hail as well as rain meant we were soaked to the skin by the time we got back down to the house.