Como dizer "chuva forte / chuva pesada" em inglês

Alessandro 3655 3 11 85
Português: chuva forte / chuva pesada
Inglês: heavy rain

Exemplos:
  1. Flooding caused by heavy rain in south-eastern Brazil has forced more than 9,000 people to flee their homes, civil defense officials said on Saturday.
  2. Dozens of people died as heavy rain caused flooding and mudslides in Brazil this week.
  3. Heavy rains and landslides are not uncommon in the mountainous area of Rio de Janeiro state.
Cf. Como dizer "Chuva fraca, Chuva leve" em inglês
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Thomas 14810 7 60 288
Also...

Very heavy rain
a gully-washer
A cloudburst


Very light rain
sprinkle
Mist


The storm last night was a really gully-washer. The skies opened up and we had a real cloudburst that washed away a bridge.
It didn't rain yesterday; it just sprinkled for about ten minutes. You might say it was just a mist. There was no damage at all.
EugenioTM 360 11
Another ways to describe a heavy rain:

pouring rain
to rain cats and dogs
to pour down


Examples:

What if it starts pouring the rain?
Urban dictionary

The rain poured down on us, soaking us to the bone.
Urban dictionary

It was raining cats and dogs. (LOL)
rafaelsgarbulho
Raining cats and dogs

Of course in a very slangy informal way, not dirty though ;)
Daniel.S 705 1 2 7
Raining 'zoos'
Adriano Japan 920 2 19
Adding:

Downpour
Rain in torrents
Rain cats and dogs
Judy Friedkin 790 2 23
EugenioTM escreveu:Another ways to describe a heavy rain:

pouring rain
to rain cats and dogs
To pour down


Examples:

What if it starts pouring the rain?
Urban dictionary

The rain poured down on us, soaking us to the bone.
Urban dictionary

It was raining cats and dogs. (LOL)
. Pouring rain, not pouring the rain.
Judy Friedkin 790 2 23
You can also say ,"It is pouring outside."
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