The monsoon season that year saw six tiger attacks, despite the normal rarity of such incidents in that season.
The Bangkok metro continued to operate even as a foot of water lapped at the entrances during the 2011 monsoon.
monsoon rains sparked widespread flooding that submerged the camp in water.
When a monsoon approached, waiters dropped plastic drapes to keep the deck from flooding, the aide said.
By Sunday, the shifting winds of a monsoon storm drove the flames toward the town.
Numerous combinations of equatorial, trade and monsoon rainfalls are found, often creating great complexity.
Himachal has been converted into fairyland by the monsoon rains.
The influence of the monsoon is greatly moderated before it reaches this region, and the rains sometimes fail altogether.
But at last there comes the monsoon and the rains--and then the Resurrection Morning.
In the pelting rain of a Burmese monsoon the so-called road soon became a mere quagmire.
1580s, "trade wind of the Indian Ocean," from Dutch monssoen, from Portuguese monçao, from Arabic mawsim "time of year, appropriate season" (for a voyage, pilgrimage, etc.), from wasama "he marked." When it blows from the southwest (April through October) it brings heavy rain, hence "heavy episode of rainfall during the rainy season" (1747).
A wind system that affects large climatic regions and reverses direction seasonally.
Note: The Asiatic monsoon brings heavy rains to Southeast Asia in spring and summer.