The dark night and the downpour made the cafés look brighter.
The downpour was greeted by a treble chorus of delight from the tourists.
The downpour was incessant and likely to last through the night.
Fearful of being caught in the downpour, I began to retrace my steps.
But it was not likely a fire could make much headway in that downpour.
Now the weather was crisp ...