Examples of downpour in a Sentence
the downpour was so heavy that we were soaked by the time we got to the car
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Meanwhile, the city was slowly limping back to normalcy after it was paralyzed by heavy downpours for two days.
Harvey is expected to weaken, but will slog through Louisiana for much of the day before taking its downpours north.
It’s all designed to drain the port city during intense downpours.
Downpours from storms that moved through the Kansas City area late Sunday morning flooded some streets and stranded vehicles in high water.
The invasive species ravage the native ones, which may spend many years hunkered down in scrubby woodland refugia until fresh downpours start the cycle again.
The region was hit by a downpour on Tuesday that brought hail and flooded streets in Alpine.
Up to half of the area has a decent chance of getting wet and a few heavy downpours are possible.
The threatening weather forecast included the possibility of downpours and high winds.
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Definition of downpour for English Language Learners
: a sudden heavy rain
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