EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DOWNPOUR
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 and cold, now hazy and depressing, and again a downpour.
The princess had prayed of the Rain God to send that downpour.
They sat in awkward silence, listening to the downpour and the wind.
Making a cairn, in the downpour, they cached the guns and ammunition.
The storm was ending in a downpour of furious tropical rain.