(1) Canyons fill up very quickly after a heavy downpour , although flash floods are not that common.(2) On past experience this heatwave will end with a torrential downpour or a major thunderstorm, or both.(3) a sudden downpour had filled the gutters and drains(4) Every time there is a heavy downpour the garden fills up with raw sewage and floodwater because of inadequate drains up the road.(5) Weather conditions were not kind to lake anglers this week with heavy downpours of rain accompanied by varying winds and gales at times.(6) Quick downpours from summer thunderstorms can cause flash floods anywhere.(7) During heavy monsoon downpours , the bunds naturally breached causing silt formation in tanks.(8) The western regions of the vast central African nation have been deluged by heavy downpours as the rainy season gets into full swing.(9) Closer to home, in England's West Country, a man woke with a start when he found a deer lurking in his bedroom after a night of heavy downpours and gale force winds.(10) Rain falls in sharp downpours , however, and doesn't preclude year-round tourism.(11) We've been having some turbulent weather - torrential downpours and thunderstorms.(12) Such activity frequently leads to heavy downpours and incidence of hail.(13) The scorching summer heat, heavy downpours , or chilly winters cannot dampen their spirits.(14) The collapse occurred in the heavy downpours that marked the last two rainy seasons.(15) We worked hard through droughts and downpours and no longer walked down to the far hayfield to dream.(16) One of the major reasons for the, often, very heavy showers and downpours that characterise April is the position of the jet stream.