Examples of monsoon in a Sentence
floods caused by summer monsoons
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South Asia's most devastating floods in a decade killed more than 1,400 people and focused attention on poor planning and lack of preparedness for annual monsoon rains.
The demand spike coincided with the monsoon season, when typically rainwater floods mines and hampers the movement of coal trucks.
Days later, one of the worst monsoons in years swept South Asia, killing more than 1,200 people in India, Bangladesh, and Nepal, and severe flooding in Niger and Nigeria has displaced more than 100,000 people.
With the daily monsoon rains, the whole area is flooded and quickly turns to mud.
On Wednesday, Manhattan was engulfed in what almost felt like a monsoon.
But state and hospital officials have said there was no oxygen shortage, instead blaming the deaths on an uptick of infectious diseases contracted during the monsoon season.
The most devastating floods to hit South Asia in a decade have killed more than 1,400 people and focused attention on the poor planning and lack of preparedness for annual monsoon rains, as authorities struggle to get aid to millions of destitute.
In the thickening heat of every summer the locals greet the monsoon with both relief and trepidation.
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