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torrential rain

noun as in downpour

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I spent today in the Johannesburg Stadium, among 70,000 people who attended despite the torrential rain.

After a long spell of torrential rain, there's been catastrophic flooding this month in the northern hill state of Uttarakhand.

The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh welcomed the Olympic torch relay as torrential rain fell on Windsor Castle today.

Intermittent, torrential rain showers turned the rutted, cratered road into a bog of red mud.

Torrential rain fell on the car and came dripping in from the juncture of the landaulette roof.

The men were exhausted by days of heat, and soaked by nights of torrential rain.

All that night a dust storm raged, succeeded next morning by torrential rain.

We tried to keep pace with the storm, expecting a torrential rain at every moment, which would render the trails impassable.

Cut up as it had been by thousands of wagons and artillery, it was now a liquid quagmire from the torrential rain.


On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to torrential rain, such as: deluge, flood, monsoon, rainstorm, storm, and cloudburst.

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