One of world's most famous waterfalls thunders again after heavy rain

It rained so heavily in recent days that the famed tourist attraction had to be shut down 

But now, as a park ranger put it, "This amount of water gives the waterfall a unique beauty." 

The massive Iguazu Falls site in South America has fully reopened to tourists after torrential rains forced the partial closure 

The falls, made up of 275 cascades tumbling over towering cliffs on the border of Brazil and Argentina 

Rain pounded the region Monday night into Tuesday, dumping nearly a half-inch of rain in the area of the Falls 

The overflowing river and subsequent accelerated flow of the falls destroyed much of the railing and footbridges 

There are many people who come here in a dry season and complain that there is no water