of biblical proportions

of biblical proportions

Of a huge or catastrophic size, magnitude, or severity. The typhoon laid waste to the coast of Japan, causing damage of biblical proportions. An evacuation of biblical proportions has been underway since the civil war began.
See also: biblical, of, proportion
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Washington: Rains of biblical proportions across South Asia brought floods that affected more than 41 million people and killed at least 1,200.
ROBERT Ian Williams, Bangor Is y Coed (lovely Welsh name) apparently thinks bilingualism is precursor to the end of civilisation, an Armageddon of biblical proportions on par with the death of the first born.
Whether you're a committed commuter or Sunday cruiser, sooner or later you'll be caught in a storm of biblical proportions and if you're not properly prepared, not only will you get a serious drenching but you could also find yourself too cold or damp to concentrate on the road.
Farmer and local councillor John Davies, 52, described the rain as being as of biblical proportions.
John, 52, said: "We've had rain of biblical proportions.
With more than 4 million children having left Syria, half of them for Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey, in a crisis of biblical proportions, the United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education has said $250 million could get 1 million refugee children in school by the time the UN General Assembly meets later this month.
A highly talented duo forced to struggle through what can only be described as a dreadful disaster of biblical proportions.
Thiruvananthapuram: A record of biblical proportions has been created in Kerala with roughly 1,500 people producing a handwritten copy of the Bible in a joint effort that lasted about two hours.
Angelic Wars goes into the first war in the history of… History and war… Angelic Wars tackles a story of biblical proportions in a Google, Twitter, and Facebook world.
Clearly, a miracle of biblical proportions had taken place on board.
A mix of 3D combat and 2D platform sections, it takes its inspiration from the ancient Book of Enoch, with an emissary of God sent down to round up fallen angles before a flood of biblical proportions.
A phenomenon of biblical proportions in many parts of the Murray Darling Basin is marked by the beginning of summer rains, which fill rivers that breathe life into both the human and natural world.
In many ways, it is a disaster of biblical proportions," Andrew Fraser, the treasurer for the state of Queensland, said in flood-hit Bundaberg on Saturday.
If the Germans suffered losses then, for them as individuals, this could be seen as a tragedy but for the nations of the world at the time the Wehrmacht was a plague of biblical proportions.
Mombasa A downpour of biblical proportions hit Mombasa, KenyaOs coastal city, last weekend, flooding sections of the city [ETH] a phenomenon, considering that the city actually is built on an island connected to the mainland by the Makupa causeway and is supposed to drain the water straight into the Indian Ocean.