From these hills which catch the first downpour of the rains from the ocean, the ground falls eastward.
It is this tropical downpour that fills and floods the rivers flowing into Lake Eyre and those falling into the Darling on its right bank.
The sudden swelling of rivers and downpour of rain stopped all movement at once, and the "Mud March" came to an end.
The number of rainy days throughout the peninsula varies from 160 to over 200 in each year, but violent gusts of wind, called " Sumatras," accompanied by a heavy downpour of short duration, are more common than persistent rain.
Ully cursed as he moved to seek cover from the downpour. Safe beneath his jungle roof, Toby watched him. The brave, cheerful Ully that sat with him in Hell seemed lost in the underworld, and Toby began to suspect there was another reason their jailer, Jared, had freed them.
He had resided in England since the rebellion of 1745, and in 1747, a downpour of rain having prevented the departure of Frederick, prince of Wales, from the Egham races, Bute was summoned to his tent to make up a whist party; he immediately gained the favour of the prince and princess, became the leading personage at their court, and in 1750 was appointed by Frederick a lord of his bedchamber.
The climate is practically unchanging all the year round, the atmosphere being uniformly moist, and though days of continuous downpour are rare, comparatively few days pass without a shower.
The long grasses were still soaked from yesterday's downpour.
Additionally, if you happen to get caught in a downpour, or a thunderstorm, a cardigan can help remove some of the chill that comes with a temperature drop.
While they aren't considered waterproof and will not typically keep someone dry in a downpour, they are nice to have on a misty day.
A plus size women's lightweight waterproof jacket will not only keep the chilly air off of you, but it will also prevent you from getting soaked, either in a light rain or a downpour.
downpour of rain, the like of which few of us can remember.
Conversely poorer weeks can be transformed by a sudden downpour a couple of days earlier upstream, into a veritable Paradise.
A heavy downpour in the third quarter meant the scoring slowed up and Warrington suddenly looked sluggish in the change of conditions.
torrential downpour of rain, the like of which few of us can remember.
Everybody else saw the huge downpour of rain arriving around the same time.
The crash happened during a heavy downpour at around ten past five last night.
The deep channel could fill suddenly following a flash downpour.
But the assembled hacks were faced with a torrential downpour as they attempted to leave the reception.
Your wardrobe should be outfitted to face any challenge, whether it's a downpour, high winds or cold.
The jacket has a single storm flap, where a double storm flap, where a double storm flap would offer better protection in a heavy downpour.
Bearing that in mind I should touch on the persistent and often torrential downpour that we hardy souls had to endure.
yucca extract which will withstand light rain but not a downpour.
The satisfying crackle of power lines is sufficient to warm the heart of any pylon enthusiast during a summer downpour.
Even a mid afternoon downpour did not deter the crowds in Weavers Field estimated to be in excess of 20,000.
In a heavy downpour, do not attempt to drive through streams or deep water running over the roadway.
After a short rise, it dives again toward a waterfall where guests barely miss being soaked by the downpour.
A detachable hood makes it extra-helpful during a downpour.
Most rain falls between November and May, and at this season the torrents are tremendous while they last, and squalls of wind are frequent and violent, almost invariably preceding a downpour.
Rain still fell at a steady rate, but not like the earlier downpour driven by wind.
The perfect accompaniment to any fire starter, Wet Fire can help you get a blaze going even in a downpour.
We got caught in a downpour unexpectedly today and we all shivered while I wrapped our picnic blanket round the Mutsy!
It begins to rain - a steady heavy downpour, the first of many we are to meet during our stay.
The jacket has a single storm flap, where a double storm flap would offer better protection in a heavy downpour.
It is an air aerosol containing a natural yucca extract which will withstand light rain but not a downpour.
However, in a bad downpour, this will mean that the entire lower leg is soaked.
Flooding caused by a torrential downpour left her trapped in her vehicle.
Confusion was created as boats peeled away and then a sharp downpour quickly dampened the little wind that there had been.
The race started on a wet track with light rain, but the weather deteriorated to a heavy downpour soon after.
On Saturday we had a torrential downpour of rain, the like of which few of us can remember.
The rain became a downpour, soaking the dense forest where the fire had jumped from treetop to treetop.
Steve Jones sent a fierce drive sliding across the slippery surface drenched by a downpour which keeper Lee Butler saved.
Royalist attempts to mine the walls are rendered useless by a sudden downpour.
Watching the sun setting through a tropical downpour from my balcony was worth the expense.
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