When a storm is coming you will see little drops, after that more comes until it is raining. After a while, it will it is raining so heavy with wind, then you know you are in the middle of a storm.
During the big storms in Louisiana and in Florida, there were people who tried to help, even though it was raining on them too. There were lots of people pleading for help, and so few that were willing and able to help.
However, they storm ended; a lot of people survived to tell their stories. There were many who wondered how they made it when there was no help in sight.
At times when you feel stressed, and some things in your life are not going your way. It can feel like a major storm even without a drop of rain.