Translation of cloudburst in Spanish:


chaparrón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈklaʊdbəːst//ˈklaʊdˌbərst/


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    chaparrón masculine
    aguacero masculine
    • Soon it began to rain, and what began with the patter of hail became a succession of cloudbursts, which eventually evened out into an unremitting downpour.
    • Rather than a sudden, drenching cloudburst, last Friday's rain was a slow and steady downpour.
    • Chaos erupted during a heavy cloudburst, forcing the large crowd to push through entrances for shelter.
    • The shops on the riverside suddenly seemed a dangerous place to shelter from the deluge, which had started with a cloudburst about 3 pm on Monday afternoon.
    • Heavy cloudbursts over hills around the resort brought silt and mud tumbling down onto roadways, leaving motorists stranded.
    • All day it threatens to rain, we get sudden cloudbursts, but only when we're indoors or in the car, never when we might get wet.
    • Rain began to fall, spattering the ground and the soldiers, washing away the blood and grime in the sudden cloudburst.
    • Amid a sudden cloudburst, the rain fogged up the windows and the Guardsmen took another wrong turn, getting about four minutes off course before turning around.
    • Pack plenty of spare clothes against the eventuality of getting soaked while out in a torrential cloudburst.
    • A cloudburst on Sunday afternoon caused the river to flood and they were washed off a low-level bridge.
    • Well, we had a cloudburst with lightening and thunder this afternoon.
    • It has survived thunderstorms and cloudbursts and has taken place every year except during the two world wars.
    • Two early cloudbursts threatened to spoil the fun but after that it was all sunshine.
    • Picnickers would aver that being caught in the Museum grounds during a cloudburst is hardly a pleasant experience.
    • The rain that came down upon the city was like a cloudburst; the last time the rain poured down like this was some ten years ago.
    • During Thursday afternoon's cloudburst, lightning struck a business in Grahamstown.
    • One rancher showed us a photo of his pickup half-buried in sand during a cloudburst.
    • This month too frequent cloudbursts will turn these potholes into lakes.
    • Here was Spain having its hottest summer for years and we turn up to an absolute cloudburst.
    • There was a cloudburst in the afternoon with lots of lightening and thunder and today is overcast with light showers.