Monday, 14 November 2016

Weather Vocabulary

Using Adjectives to describe the weather:
scorching
Sweltering = It's sweltering. or It's a sweltering day.
Trời nóng oi ả, oi bức
freezing
Freezing = It's freezing. or It's a freezing day.
Trời lạnh cực như đóng băng.
warm
Warm = It's warn. or It's a warm day.

cold
Cold = It's cold. or It's a cold day.
sunny
Sunny = It's sunny. or It's a sunny day.
cloudy
Cloudy = It's cloudy. or It's a cloudy day.
clear
Clear = It's clear. or It's a clear day.
storm
Stormy = It's stormy. or It's a stormy day.
mist
Misty = It's misty. or It's a misty day.
Sương mù
foggy
Foggy = It's foggy. or It's a foggy day.
Sương mù dày đặc
breezy
Breezy = It's breezy. or It's a breezy day
Gió hiu hiu, gió nhẹ
windy
Windy = It's windy. or It's a windy day.
showery
Showery = It's showery. or It's a showery day.
rainy
Rainy = It's rainy. or It's a rainy day.
jack frost
Frosty = It's frosty. or It's a frosty day.
Lạng giá như đóng băng
snowy
Snowy = It's snowy. or It's a snowy day.
icy
Icy = It's icy. or It's an icy day.
Đóng băng
drizzle
Drizzly = It's drizzly. or It's a drizzly day.
Mưa phùn
sunshine
. Dry = It's dry. or It's a dry day.
wet
Wet = It's wet. or It's a wet day.

Using verbs to describe the weather: 
sunny
The sun is shining
drizzle
It's drizzling
windy
The wind is blowing
rainy
It's raining (The rain is falling.)
hail
It's hailing
Mưa đá
pouring
It's pouring (The rain is pouring down.)
snowy
It's snowing (The snow is falling.)
storm
It's thundering
Other things associated with the weather:
sunshine
sunshine
lightning
lightning
puddle
puddles
Vũng nước
raindrop
raindrops
hail
hailstones
snowflake
snowflakes
jack frost
frost
forecast
The weather forecast
flood
flood
drought
drought
tidal wave
tidalwave
tornado
tornado / twister
hurricane
Atlantic / Eastern Pacific = a hurricane
Northwest Pacific = a typhoon
Rest of the world = a cyclone
hurricane
Describing the weather generally:
scorchinghot, scorchingrainywet, miserable, damp
sunnywarm, mild, fine, drymistdull, grey
clearcool, refreshingcoldcold, chilly
A lot of nouns about the weather are UNCOUNTABLE, so we have create or add a counting word:
Fog / MistA wisp of mist / fog.
HailA hailstone
Rain
A drop of rain A raindrop
SnowA snowflake
SunshineA ray of sunshine
WindA gust of wind
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