Why would the sea welcome the rain?
The sea has abundant water. More life in it than anything else. More facets than you can imagine. More diversity than you think.
But the rain has a purity rivers can’t provide. It is an outsider, yet it, in essence, it is just like the sea. And, the rain is the outsider that submerses and mixes into the sea, yet doesn’t curse it.
Now you see why the sea welcomes the rain?