Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Downpour"

The meaning of "Downpour" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does downpour mean?
A: hard rain, lots of rain falling
Q: What does downpour
mean?
A: It means that it's raining a lot outside
Q: What does downpour mean?
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Example sentences using "Downpour"

Q: Please show me example sentences with downpour .
A: "It usually rains a lot here, but yesterday there was a downpour! There was so much rain!"
Q: Please show me example sentences with downpour.
A: Downpour just refers to really heavy rainfall. The only sentence you'll really hear it in is something like:

"Boy, it's a real downpour out there!"

There's also the phrase "torrential downpour".

"Torrential" means "like a torrent. A torrent is any strong, rushing water, such as a river. So saying it's a "torrential downpour" is just a fancy way of emphasizing that the rain is coming down really, really hard.

Synonyms of "Downpour" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between downpour and pouring ?
A: thank you 😁
Q: What is the difference between downpour and cloudburst ?
A: Downpour: Heavy rain (this has no time limit)
Cloudburst: Short period(s) of rain, may even be accompanied by hail and/or thunder. It also creates flooding conditions.

So downpour is to describe heavy rain "heavy downpour filled the gutters."
Cloudburst is the name given to quick heavy rain that can cause flooding. "Our backyard is flooded due to the cloudburst"
Q: What is the difference between downpour and flood
flood ?
A: downpour is heavy rain
while, flood is over flowing of water
Q: What is the difference between downpour and heatwave ?
A: A downpour is when it rains a lot. A heatwave is when it's extremely hot

Translations of "Downpour"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)?
It was a downpour.
It was a heavy rain.
Are those sentences used as the same meaning?
A: Thank you 😊

Other questions about "Downpour"

Q: I think I'll get soaked in the downpour [soon/shortly]. does this sound natural?
A: I would use "soon" rather than "shortly"
Q: a sudden downpour is driving me crazy because i get completely drenched does this sound natural?
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Q: we can't go out, it is downpour outside there. we have to wait until it relented.

does this sound natural?
A: @niranana98 it is not about whether or not the word relates to weather. 'Downpour' is a noun, so needs 'a'. Other weather terms like 'sunny' and 'raining' are adjectives and don't need 'a'. All weather nouns need 'a' like a storm and a hurricane.
Q: It's a downpour of rain outside. does this sound natural?
A: You could say "it's down pouring rain outside." or even just "it's down pouring." since the rest is implied :)
Q: We're having a downpour.
土砂降りの雨だ。 does this sound natural?
A: I would say it's becoming more archaic with each generation. You will still be understood but people might think you are being silly.

I tend to use a pretty literal description of heavy rain:

"It's really coming down today"
(Rain coming down from the sky)

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