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showery in Meteorology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshoweryshow‧er‧y /ˈʃaʊəri $ ˈʃaʊri/ adjective  HEMraining frequently for short periods a showery day
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showeryEast Anglia: Bright, mainly dry, becoming showery.Frontal zones gave periods of rain followed by brighter, more showery conditions.A showery day, as I recall.At mid-morning the traffic was heavy, slowed down by the showery outbreak.The issue rarely surfaced in the showery south-east until a string of droughts in the 1980s.Northern Ireland will have continuous and heavy rain but gradually become more showery with thunder likely.