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Talking about the weather in English

Talking about weather in english

Weather expression

  • How's the weather?
  • What's the weather like?

  • It's rainy.
  • It's raining.
  • It started to rain.
  • It's pouring with rain.
  • It looks like rain.
  • The rain pours down.

  • It's snowy.
  • It's snowing.
  • It started to snow.
  • The snow began to fall.

Adjectives used with rain and snow
  • light
  • heavy
  • driving

  • It is stormy.
  • The storm broke [=started suddenly].
  • A storm is brewing [=seems likely to start soon].

  • It's sunny.
  • The sun is shining.
  • The sun comes out [=appears in the sky].

  • It's windy.
  • There's a light/strong wind blowing.
  • The wind is picking up [=getting stronger].
  • The wind has dropped [=became less strong].

  • It's cloudy.
  • There's not a cloud in the sky.

  • It's foggy.
  • The fog has lifted [=disapeared].


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