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resembling a torrent in force and abundance

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pouring in abundance

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According to The Straits Times, more than 6,500 residents in low-lying areas in Jakarta were evacuated to shelters following torrential rains that caused widespread floods and landslides across the city.
Rhossili Bay fell victim to the torrential rain last weekend as a huge sinkhole appeared along the path leading down to the Rhossili Bay beach
Two persons died including one each male and female besides two children wounded in Malakand whereas one each child was killed and a female sustained injuries during segregated incidents of flash floods and heavy torrential rains in Swabi district.
Biological measures - should include a combination of the basic elements of vegetation , grass, bushes , low and / or high vegetation , in order to prevent the erosion of the surface layer , reducing the surface flow of torrential rains and increasing forest coverage ratio .
Commuters were hit by travel misery as torrential rain and flooding continued to cause cancellations and delays.
The communication link has been disconnected due to torrential rain in Gilgit Baltistan.
Two days of torrential rains last week exceeded the monthly norm of precipitation having destroyed some 3,000 residential houses and 5,500 of other buildings as well as having flooded 86 roads and three bridges.
SOUTH Wales avoided the worst of the torrential rain yesterday - but forecasts suggest the wet weather will continue to blight the rest of the summer.
ONE man died, roads and rail lines were blocked and properties flooded as torrential downpours caused flash floods across parts of the UK.
The heaviest-ever torrential rainfall for the month of August hit Tokyo on Friday afternoon, paralyzing transportation system.
Torrential rain and floods hit drought-stricken 13 provinces in China as of Saturday, killing at least 94 people and leaving more than 78 missing in, according to China Ministry of Water Resources.
Summary: Islamabad, Rabi Al-Awwal 12, 1432, Feb 15, 2011, SPA -- At least 12 people were killed and dozens wounded during the last twenty-four hours of torrential rains in different parts of Pakistan and heavy snowfall in the north of the country.
El-Sayyed confirmed to Mubarak that Aswan was returning to normal life after torrential rains, which uprooted more than 60 trees, and partially damaged some homes in the village of Draw .
BEIJING, July 21, 2010 (TAP)- Torrential flooding across much of the nation has left 701 dead and hundreds missing, China's vice minister of water resources said.
DRIVERS, schools and businesses were hit by a torrential downpour yesterday.