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English weather idioms: talking about the weather

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Weather idioms

Talking about the weather in English: using weather idioms.

Everyone knows that discussing the weather is one of the Human Race’s most treasured past times – especially in the UK. During my visit here, I’ve been lucky enough to enjoy three whole days of warm and sunny weather, but I knew it wouldn’t last. And sure enough, today the good old British grey skies and pathetic drizzle that I’ve grown up with are back in full force.
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VIDEO: Top 10 Places to Visit Before They Disappear

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shutterstock_31926499Watch the video below which shows the top 10 places in the world which you should visit before they disappear. The video gives brief explanations of why these places might disappear in the near future, because of global warming, rising sea levels, diminishing building structures, farming , natural disasters and others.

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Nuevo vocabulario

global warming (n.) = increase in the atmosphere’s temperature with serious effects

natural disaster (n.) = any force of nature that has destructive consequences

hurricane (n.) = a destructive storm with strong wind

flood (n.) = an overflow of water onto land that is normally dry

submerged (adj.) = beneath the surface of the water; underwater

decade (n.) = a period of 10 years


Extreme Weather in 2012

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Climate change has become a hot topic lately, and for good reason. In 2012 the Earth had more than its fair share of extreme weather, and experts predict these incidents are going to increase in number as time goes on. Some people think that climate change is the reason for our extreme weather.

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Let’s take a look at some examples of extreme weather that happened around the world over the past year. Read our Extreme Weather Forecast below:


Heavy rains, flooding and landslides hit Brazil and 13 000 people have to leave their homes. Officials in Brazil estimate that over 2 million people were affected by the bad weather. Chile experiences intense heat, dryness and winds that caused 50 massive wildfires to erupt.  Thousands of people have to evacuate their homes and the country is left with millions of dollars in damages.


Europe has its coldest weather in 25 years and 650 deaths are reported. Blistering cold temperatures and heavy snowfall occurs for several weeks. Poland, Russia and Ukraine are hit the worst.  Record-breaking flooding occurs in Australia and thousands have to abandon their homes. A terrible drought hits Sahel putting over 10 million people, including more than 1 million children, at risk of food shortages.


The USA has its warmest March ever, with record-breaking temperatures reported in every state.

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Landslide (n) = when a mass of earth or rock slides from a mountain or cliff

Erupt (v) = to become active

Evacuate (v) = to leave a place of danger

Blistering (temperature) (adj) = very intense

Record-breaking (adj) = surpassing any previously established record

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