In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1aguacero masculinechaparrón masculine
- Such activity frequently leads to heavy downpours and incidence of hail.
- The collapse occurred in the heavy downpours that marked the last two rainy seasons.
- Rain falls in sharp downpours, however, and doesn't preclude year-round tourism.
- Eastern Nebraska counties continue to show the benefits of heavy downpours since mid-June.
- 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.
- Canyons fill up very quickly after a heavy downpour, although flash floods are not that common.
- Weather conditions were not kind to lake anglers this week with heavy downpours of rain accompanied by varying winds and gales at times.
- Unless they are speedily replaced, the road is liable to be interrupted in the first heavy downpours of the rainy season.
- The western regions of the vast central African nation have been deluged by heavy downpours as the rainy season gets into full swing.
- The scorching summer heat, heavy downpours, or chilly winters cannot dampen their spirits.
- We've been having some turbulent weather - torrential downpours and thunderstorms.
- One of the major reasons for the, often, very heavy showers and downpours that characterise April is the position of the jet stream.
- Some supercells produce little rain, others, downpours that can cause flash floods.
- We worked hard through droughts and downpours and no longer walked down to the far hayfield to dream.
- But newly hatched chicks had to endure unseasonably cold air temperatures with frequent heavy downpours of rain for much of June.
- Every time there is a heavy downpour the garden fills up with raw sewage and floodwater because of inadequate drains up the road.
- Even in thunderstorms and downpours the game continued, sometimes with just a brief break to allow the rain water to drain away.
- Quick downpours from summer thunderstorms can cause flash floods anywhere.
- On past experience this heatwave will end with a torrential downpour or a major thunderstorm, or both.
- During heavy monsoon downpours, the bunds naturally breached causing silt formation in tanks.
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