Wet-season Sentence Examples
During the wet season frequent and heavy Australia rains fall, and thunderstorms, with sharp showers, occur in the summer, especially on the north-west coast, which is sometimes visited by hurricanes of great violence.
These rivers, in the wet season and in places, have plenty of water, generally dissipated in vleis, pans and vloers (marshy and lake land).
The elevated plateaus between these ranges are semiarid and inhospitable, and are covered with extensive saline basins, which become lagoons in the wet season and morasses or dry saltpans in the dry season.
This was chiefly attributable to the ravages of the liver fluke which began in the disastrously wet season of 1879.
The rainfall in the wet season is heavy, but not excessive, and during the dry season the ground is refreshed with occasional showers and heavy dews.Advertisement
The year is usually divided into a winter (inverno) and summer (verao), corresponding approximately to a dry and wet season.
The larger rivers in the wet season form impassable morasses, especially in the S.E., where the mountains rise in isolated masses from flat plains.
The wet season begins in May, after showers in March and April, and continues until the beginning of August.
In the dry season little more than brooks, they become raging torrents in the wet season.
About threefourths of the rain in western Washington falls during the wet season from November to April inclusive.Advertisement
In the wet season the rain is quickly absorbed by the dry, porous soil; consequently there are no rivers and no lakes except near the forested region of the south-east.
Retalhuleu, among the southern foothills of the Sierra Madre, is one of the centres of coffee production, and is connected by rail with the Pacific port of Champerico, a very unhealthy place in the wet season.
Hostilities continued, but the wet season set in, making operations extremely difficult.
The hills are very fertile when irrigated, and the wet season develops a variety of perennial herbs, shrubs and annuals.
October to March is the cool, wet season.Advertisement
The floods come in May and June, and during the wet season the rivers, all with steep beds in their upper courses, wash along detritus that lower down narrows, and on smaller streams almost chokes, their courses.
During the wet season the valleys often contain ephemeral lakes, whose waters on evaporating leave a playa, or mud flat, often covered with an alkaline encrustation of snowy whiteness.
In the rest of the state there is a maximum rainfall in the winter and a secondary wet season in May and June, with the rest of the summer very dry.
It is navigable in the wet season to within 180 m.
From its Coca branch to the mouth of the Curaray the Napo is full of snags and shelving sandbanks, and throws out numerous canos among jungle-tangled islands, which in the wet season are flooded, giving the river an immense width.Advertisement
In length and size of its tributaries the Madre de Dios is a more important river than the Beni itself, and is navigable during the wet season to the foot of the Andes, 180 m.
The tropical north has a dry and wet season only, while the south is temperate with four seasons.
While Costa Rica's wet season is only from May through November, it can rain at any time in this tropical climate and guests need to be prepared for different situations.
Being aware of winter fire safety tips helps you to know how to keep your home safe during the cold, wet season.