Ombrophobia

Ombrophobia

Ombrophobia is an irrational fear of rain.

The phobia may bring on panic attacks and extreme anxiety. Symptoms include breathlessness, excessive sweating, nausea, dry mouth, shaking, heart palpitations, inability to speak or think clearly, a fear of dying, losing control, a sensation of detachment from reality. Fact|date=August 2008

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