Synonyms for cloudburst

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Once black clouds gathered in the distance, to pour out a cloudburst.

"The cloudburst was too much for the dam," he answered regretfully.

To have called at Brompton Square would have been asking for a cloudburst.

It looked as if we would have a cloudburst that fearful morning.

There had been a cloudburst on a distant mountain and the stream was yellow and turbid.

Isn't that pretty nearly what people call a cloudburst, uncle Phaeton?

We call every snowstorm a blizzard, every breeze a gale, every shower a cloudburst.

Then the thunder of its roaring subsided by degrees and by sundown the cloudburst was past.

So I crabbed the whole play, eh, and fetched that cloudburst down Woodpecker?

You know what I mean,” she said at the gate; “have you forgotten about the cloudburst?

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