She faced the windows, watching the torrent outside.
Face of the Caucasus as a mountain torrent, but upon getting down to the lower-lying steppe country S.
Several days of unseasonable melt had boiled the river to a noisy torrent of cascading water.
On a sharply sloping plateau, down which it courses as a mountain torrent, dropping 1,253 ft.
Its mountains are insufficient in elevation and extent to attract their full share of the monsoon rains, which fall so abundantly on the Abyssinian highlands on the other side of the Red Sea; for this reason Arabia has neither lakes nor forests to control the water-supply and prevent its too rapid dissipation, and the rivers are mere torrent beds sweeping down occasionally in heavy floods, but otherwise dry.