Origin of downpour
Examples from the Web for downpour
Then the air suddenly turns still, the downpour stops, and the sky transforms from grey to turquoise.
Noting that a downpour has ended, Ringo gets a roar of laughter when he quips “I just said stop and it did.”Ringo Starr Is Selling His Pictures and Donating the Proceeds to Charities|Blake Gopnik|June 26, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Last week, the distant rumblings became a downpour after the dismissal of an early favorite, Pia Toscano.
The downpour rapidly grew heavier, accompanied by lightning and thunder.The Meadow-Brook Girls by the Sea|Janet Aldridge
The people smiled happily in all their discomfort from the downpour.The Torrent|Vicente Blasco Ibaez
They saw no signs of watch-fires, for these would long since have been quenched by the downpour.With Lee in Virginia|G. A. Henty
Columbia was struck by a severe electric storm accompanied by a downpour of rain on Tuesday evening.
The downpour was increasing, and beating now a regular tattoo upon the gutter-way.The Devil Doctor|Sax Rohmer