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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Workers have been laboring around the clock to pump water out of the cave, and officials said Monday that despite heavy downpours overnight, water levels inside the cave did not rise.
The downbeat atmosphere wasn’t helped by the presence of thick dark clouds, which unleashed occasional heavy downpours.
That means conditions could be ripe for heavy downpours that create fast-rising and fast-moving floods.
Rescue personnel preparing drilling equipment under a heavy downpour Thursday.
Over the course of three days in Detroit, the weather ran the gamut from warm and sunny to heavy downpours—and everything in between.
Following showers Wednesday, the camps were subjected to a heavy downpour Thursday, according to reports from aid group Save the Children.
Seidel said next week will primarily be heavy downpours.
Last year’s heavy downpours also stocked California’s reservoirs better than the years headed into the 1976 or 2011 drought, Mathews said.
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Definition of downpour for English Language Learners
: a sudden heavy rain
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