B24

What do you call a sudden, very heavy rain?

DOWNPOUR 548
CLOUDBURST 349
RAINSTORM 24
HARD RAIN 21
SHOWER 21
STORM 20
FLOOD 18
GULLY WASHER 18
DELUGE 15
SQUALL 15
TORRENT 12
POURING RAIN 11
HEAVY SHOWER 10
HARD SHOWER 9
NR 8
POUR-DOWN 8
FLASH FLOOD 7
DOWNFALL 6
HEAVY RAIN 6
THUNDERSTORM 6
DASHING RAIN 5
SOAKER 5
TORRENTIAL RAIN 5
DRENCHER 4
THUNDERSHOWER 4
WATERSPOUT 4
CLOUDBUSTER 3
DRENCHING RAIN 3
FLASH RAIN 3
GOOSE-DROWNDER 3
GUST 3
POURING 3
POURING DOWN 3
TOAD-STRANGLER 3
TRASH-MOVER 3
WASHOUT 3
BEATING RAIN 2
BOTTOM FELL OUT 2
CLOUDBUST 2
DOWNSPOUT 2
FLOOD OF RAIN 2
GOOD RAIN 2
GUSH OF RAIN 2
POURING DOWN RAIN 2
RAIN 2
RAIN SQUALL 2
SPLASHER 2
TORRENTIAL DOWNPOUR 2
ALL-DAY RAIN 1
ARKANSAS DEW 1
BIG MAY WHITE-RAIN 1
BIG STORM 1
BIG THUNDERSTORM 1
BUSTER 1
CLOD BUSTER 1
CLOUD JUST OPENED UP 1
COME UP IN A HURRY 1
DASH 1
DASHER 1
DEATH-RAIN 1
DEVIL’S BEATING HIS WIFE 1
DOWNPOUR RAIN 1
DRENCHING SHOWER 1
FLASH STORM 1
FLOOD RAIN 1
FRESH 1
FROG-STRANGLER 1
GALE 1
GOOD SOAKING RAIN 1
GRASS SHOWER 1
GULLY-MAKER 1
GUSH 1
GUSHER 1
HARD DOWNPOUR 1
HEAVY DOWNPOUR 1
HEAVY STORM 1
HEAVY THUNDERSHOWER 1
LIGHT FLOOD 1
LIKE POURING WATER OUT OF A BUCKET 1
MONSOON 1
NEW GROUND SOAKER 1
NH 1
NORTHER 1
PACKING RAIN 1
PEPPERING DOWN 1
PICKLE SHOWER 1
POUR-DOWN RAIN 1
POURED 1
POURED DOWN 1
POURER 1
POUROUT 1
PRETTY GOOD RAIN 1
PULLED THE CORK 1
QUICK DASH 1
QUICK RAIN 1
QUICKY 1
RAIN IS REALLY COMING DOWN HARD 1
RAINING CATS AND DOGS 1
RAINING IN SECTIONS 1
RAINING IN SHEETS 1
RAINPOUR 1
REAL HARD SHOWER 1
REGULAR WATERSPOUT 1
SCUD 1
SETTLEMENT RAIN 1
SHEETS OF RAIN 1
SHOWER OF RAIN 1
SMALL FLOOD 1
SOAKING 1
SOAKING RAIN 1
SUDDEN DASH 1
SUDDEN SHOWER 1
SUMMER RAIN 1
SUMMER SHOWER 1
SUMMER STORM 1
SWEEPING DRAIN 1
TEEMING 1
WASHING RAIN 1
WHITE SHOWER 1

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