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.
Some have walked for days in search of safety, others have made the dangerous journey by boat, made even more treacherous by the monsoon rains.
India's chief weather forecaster K. J Ramesh has one of the toughest weather forecasting jobs in the world - predicting the annual monsoon.
Thais have braved tropical heat and torrential monsoon rains to secure street-side vantage points to witness the funeral.
It's believed more people could be trapped under the twisted metal, dust and debris, more than 24 hours after the building in Bhendi Bazaar crumbled after days of heavy monsoon rain.
In India, Bangladesh and Nepal, at least 1,200 people have died and millions have been left homeless by this year’s monsoon floods.
Extreme weather represents a much more expansive threat — those heat waves and droughts, tornadoes, massive rainstorms and monsoons, a grab-bag of environmental horrors encircling everyone on the planet.
The failure of the monsoon rains to arrive ironically also meant that hydropower plants were generating less electricity.
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