It rains cats and dogs in Spanish is CAER CHUZOS DE PUNTA (to fall sharp spears). Look to these Spanish English phrases to understand better how this Spanish idiom works.
En los meses de julio y agosto caen chuzos de punta en India, porque es cuando viene el Monzón (In July and August months it rains cats and dog because is when the Monsoon comes).
Cuando regresabamos de la fiesta, caían chuzos de punta (When we were returning after the party, it was raining cats and dogs).
There are other idioms to say to rain cats and dogs in Spanish, that you can use instead, like llover a cántaros, llover a mares or diluviar.
En los meses de julio y agosto diluvia en India, porque es cuando viene el Monzón.
Cuando regresabamos de la fiesta, llovía a mares.
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