cloudburst


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cloudburst

[′klau̇d‚bərst]
(meteorology)
In popular terminology, any sudden and heavy fall of rain, usually of the shower type, and with a fall rate equal to or greater than 100 millimeters (3.94 inches) per hour. Also known as rain gush; rain gust.
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Besides, the ravaging cloudburst has left behind a saga of damage to the
Meteorologists say the rain from a cloudburst is usually of the shower type with a fall rate equal to or greater than 100 mm (4.94 inches) per hour.
The roads have been severely damaged by the cloudburst.
Following the cloudburst, raging flash floods flattened houses, tossed cars
Summary: Arakot (Uttarakhand) [India], Aug 23 (ANI): Two pregnant women were rescued from the cloudburst hit areas of Arakot on Friday.
Bahuguna's poor administrative capabilities were exposed after the disastrous cloudburst last summer, yet no action was taken against the chief minister at that time.
Summary: NEW DELHI(Cihan) - Four people are feared dead in flash flood triggered by cloudburst which hit Baggar village in Doda district around 157 km from Jammu.
injured in flash floods following a large cloudburst in Indias northernmost
Steven is a roll, he's a cloudburst, he doesn't come in drops, he comes like a waterfall.
Summary: Uttarkashi (Uttarakhand) [India], Aug 22 (ANI): Relief and rescue operations continued in flood-ravaged Arakot village in the Mori block of Uttarkashi district on Thursday, following an incident of cloudburst and heavy rainfall in the area earlier this week.