Examples from the Web for cloudburst
Anybody visiting town, not knowing what was going on, would think that vacant land was as common as raindrops in a cloudburst.Gadsby|Ernest Vincent Wright
Just a yielding here, a parting there, until the cloudburst precipitated the disaster.The Thing from the Lake|Eleanor M. Ingram
"They came without warning and all at once, like a summer cloudburst," the Hungarian said.The Saracen: Land of the Infidel|Robert Shea
"Cloudburst" is merely a picturesque name for a very heavy shower; usually a thunder-shower.The Mentor: The Weather|Charles Fitzhugh Talman
There had been a cloudburst in the mountains above, whence came such trickle as fed the arroyo in the dry season.