When it starts to rain really really hard, this is an example of a downpour.
They got caught in a downpour without an umbrella and came back soaked.
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 long grasses were still soaked from yesterday's downpour.
The sudden swelling of rivers and downpour of rain stopped all movement at once, and the "Mud March" came to an end.
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.