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A bout of severe weather that included a possible tornado left road closures, downed trees and power outages lingering Friday as the Washington region cleaned up from an evening of gusty winds and brief but torrential rain.
Some of the storms could be severe, with localized bursts of damaging winds in addition to torrential rainfall and lightning.Heavy storms, some damaging, exit D.C. area. More rain likely tonight.|Jeffrey Halverson, Jason Samenow|July 1, 2021|Washington Post
On occasion, however, the region is hit with torrential rains, which cause a surge in plant life.A European butterfly bonanza starts with caterpillars 4,000 miles away|Benji Jones|June 25, 2021|Vox
She points out that some offshore wind farms use designs from other industries—including fossil fuel technologies— that have withstood high tides and torrential rains.Here’s how wind turbines stay afloat during storms|Sara Kiley Watson|June 22, 2021|Popular-Science
In Kenya’s Rift Valley, it has brought torrential, out-of-season rains over the past decade, which, combined with deforestation, have resulted in rising waters in all of the valley’s eight lakes.Environmental Crises Are Forcing Millions Into Cities. Can Countries Turn Climate Migrants Into an Asset?|Aryn Baker/Kampi Ya Samaki, Kenya|April 22, 2021|Time
But the jokes flow at such a torrential pace that duds are soon forgotten; the best are even Spamalot-worthy.
Sheets of torrential rains pouring down over the Land Rover sent its four wheels plunging into the mud.
Recent turnout has been massive, with over 150,000 people gathering for the ceremony even when there were torrential downpours.The Tiananmen Square Museum That’s Shocking China’s Tourists|Brendon Hong|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Recent torrential rains in Rome flooded the only area where they are allowed to go outside.
I spent today in the Johannesburg Stadium, among 70,000 people who attended despite the torrential rain.
The thought of the biscuits troubled her, and the picture of them lying exposed in one of the torrential rains.The Beach of Dreams|H. De Vere Stacpoole
The torrential rains made the footing bad, and in the dim light it was hard to see what was coming.Deathworld|Harry Harrison
Their home planet is a place of ever-clouded skies and constant torrential rains.The Great Dome on Mercury|Arthur Leo Zagat
Torrential rain fell on the car and came dripping in from the juncture of the landaulette roof.The Woman Thou Gavest Me|Hall Caine
For three weeks of torpor Blake sat in the shadowy hotel, watching the torrential rains that deluged the coast.The Shadow|Arthur Stringer