Vocabulary: Extreme Weather
• Learn vocabulary for extreme weather conditions.
• Talk about extreme weather conditions.
Use the flashcard and the vocabulary table below to practice new words about extreme weather.
|boiling (adj.)||very hot|
|You must be boiling in that sweater!|
a boiling hot day
It’s boiling hot in here!
|freezing (adj.)||extremely cold|
|It’s freezing in here!|
|hail (n.)||small balls of ice that fall like rain |
|We drove through hail and snow.|
|heatwave (n.)||a period of unusually hot weather|
|Heatwave have killed lots of people in Europe.|
|heavy rain (n.)||a very strong rain|
|Days of heavy rain had left them worried the camp would be washed away.|
|high winds (n.)||a very strong wind|
|Rain and high winds covered the region.|
|snowstorm (n.)||a very heavy fall of snow, usually with a strong wind|
|It is accepted that exceptional snowstorms can occur without strong winds.|
We fought our way through a raging snowstorm.
|thunder and lightning (n.)||a sound and a flash of electricity in the sky|
|The thunder and lightning boomed and crashed above them for a while and then it started to rain.|