A sudden, violent rainstorm.
More example sentences
- It has survived thunderstorms and cloudbursts and has taken place every year except during the two world wars.
- Amid a sudden cloudburst, the rain fogged up the windows and the Guardsmen took another wrong turn, getting about four minutes off course before turning around.
- All day it threatens to rain, we get sudden cloudbursts, but only when we're indoors or in the car, never when we might get wet.
Definition of cloudburst in:
- The British & World English dictionary