English version

torrential rain

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtorrential raintorrential rainHEMvery heavy rain torrential
Examples from the Corpus
torrential rainAs El Ni o ebbs away, drought follows the torrential rain.Bob Weber's house south of Larimore has had water to the top of the basement since last week's torrential rains.Five target fish were nominated for the second day as the anglers struggled to overcome persistent torrential rain and buffeting winds.My mum and dad drove us to the airport in the torrential rain and wind.The weather was appalling, torrential rain, heavy winds and icy temperatures - ideal for sprinting!When the land is exposed to the harsh tropical sun and torrential rain, it quickly becomes infertile.He spent many nights sleeping in an open orchard in torrential rain until he located a small cave.It follows torrential rain yesterday, which flooded roads, and caused chaos as hundreds of commuters were stuck in traffic jams.
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