precipitation falling with an intensity in excess of 0.30 inches (0.76 cm) per hour
Short periods of intense rainfall can cause flash flooding, longer periods of widespread heavy rain can cause rivers to overflow.
heavy rain led to destructive flash floods throughout the Phoenix, Arizona area Monday morning.
His sneakers were drying a few feet away after a heavy rain.
Put it down to days of heavy rain in Mumbai too: I have not (yet) seen the gatherers of old clothes.
It started with strong winds and heavy rain, and it just got stronger and stronger.
There was also heavy rain, and the accident occurred on a road that was notorious for hydroplaning.
Our vessel was brought to, but at that instant the wind increased, and heavy rain began to fall.
The night was very dark, with constant hard squalls and heavy rain.
But they left us in the forest, and heavy rain came on, which obliterated every vestige of their footsteps.
The day opened with heavy rain and an early morning thunder storm.
Sad to relate, on the evening chosen, May 26, a heavy rain fell and the hall was nearly empty.