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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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A cloudburst usually lasts for a short period of time and is a heavy, sudden rain that can often be accompanied by hail and thunder.
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Davis started from third on the on the 22-car GT class grid with Liddell taking the wheel just 34 minutes into the race following a cloudburst.
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When we came through a cloudburst at Maidstone, I was worried - I fancied my two at Leicester but they got bogged - but the ground was still fast here.
I had been up in Northern California and had seen this extraordinary cloudburst that just drenched the valley we were in.
Opting to bat unbeaten Prestatyn raced to 92-1 before Alistair Taylor departed for 25 but then a cloudburst halted proceedings leaving Boughey in the pavilion on 96no.