The monsoons are a series of heavy rains that happen in the summer. They can last for several weeks, and they can cause a lot of damage.

  • The monsoons have caused a lot of flooding in the area.

  • The monsoons are responsible for the high water levels in the river.

Definition of monsoons


any wind that changes direction with the seasons


a seasonal wind in southern Asia; blows from the southwest (bringing rain) in summer and from the northeast in winter


rainy season in southern Asia when the southwestern monsoon blows, bringing heavy rains

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Example Sentences for monsoons

  • 1

    The rains are the gifts of the south west monsoon.

  • 2

    The division was withdrawn during the monsoon rains to recuperate.

  • 3

    Most of the rains received in the state is during the monsoon season.

  • 4

    The influence of the monsoon is immense.

  • 5

    The monsoon is a time of fasting.

  • 6

    Most of Nepal is drenched by the Monsoon.

  • 7

    The breeding season is during the monsoons.

  • 8

    The rainfall is mostly received in the monsoon.

  • 9

    Jharipani means drizzle and the onslaught of monsoons.

  • 10

    During the inspection, the monsoon storm breaks.