Sentence Examples


  • 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 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 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.
  • The sudden swelling of rivers and downpour of rain stopped all movement at once, and the "Mud March" came to an end.