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?