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Rains

Meanings and phrases

heavy rains

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • New Caledonia faced power outages and heavy rains.
  • Large swells and heavy rains impacted the ABC islands.
  • The cyclone's heavy rains helped ease drought problems in Queensland.

torrential rains

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The major hydel power projects were shut down following torrential rains that hit the state.
  • The remnants of Soudelor produced widespread torrential rains in Northern Vietnam on July 13.
  • The storm poured torrential rains, toppled trees, and caused flash flooding in several farmlands.

monsoon rains

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They call after heavy monsoon rains.
  • The wet season is associated with tropical cyclones and monsoon rains.
  • Floods are relatively common within the catchment because of the summer monsoon rains.

rains caused

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The rains caused landslides in two villages, although damage was minor.
  • Torrential rains caused water inundation up to in some areas of Shreveport.
  • Severe flooding left behind by the heavy rains caused $5 million in damage.
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