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Weather Forecast Report

Watch the video and do the exercises.
1. Fill in with the missing word or words:
Here’s the weather (1)______________ for the
next (2)___________________.
On Monday we will see heavy (3)
_________________ in the north of the country, with
possible (4) ______________, and temperatures as
(5) ________________ as 7 or 8⁰ C. In the south we’re
(6) _________________ dry spells, with temperatures
with the (7)______________ of 12⁰ C. The heavy
showers should (8) _________________ across the
country (9)__________________ evening, leaving
(10)_________________ weather.
Tuesday starts (11) ______________ better in
the north, with (12) _________________ spells in the
north-east and west, (13)_______________ in Wales
and Northern (14)___________________. Temperature
will be slightly (15)___________________ and around
14 or
(16) __________________ ⁰ C, for the (17)
_______________ part of the day, whilst in the(18)
________ _____________, temperatures may (19)
_____________________ 20⁰ C.
(20)___________________ are likely for Northern
Ireland in the (21)__________________ hours of
Tuesday, but are likely to (22)___________________

Wednesday will be (23)
______________ once again, with (24)
_____________ skies across the country,
with highs of 19⁰ C, and
(25)_______________ of 11.
Looking ahead to the week-end, we are
unfortunately expecting more
(26)________________ showers, so best
to stay at home.

2. Complete the table with the information from the video:
Weather phenomenon








the average temperature here is 20 degrees Celsius. so I think you should wear a coat. . but the sun always comes out by afternoon. degrees measurement for temperature I don't feel the heat until it's about forty degrees Celsius outside. cold spell a period of colder than average weather They're calling for a cold spell. drought a long period with no rainfall Forest fires are a serious danger during a drought. so we all jumped into the lake. drizzling raining slightly I think I'll take the dog for a walk. clear when the sky is blue because no clouds are blocking the sun On a clear night you can see a lot of stars. It's only drizzling now. boiling hot common expression for describing a very hot day It was boiling hot. blizzard a storm with lots of snow and wind The airplane couldn't take-off because of the blizzard. so we put off our camping trip. chilly cold It's a bit chilly today. cool temperature in between warm and cold The days were boiling hot. but the nights were cool and comfortable for sleeping.Weather Vocabulary Word Meaning Example Sentence avalanch e a dangerous slide of snow down a mountain The skiers were warned about a possible avalanche. below freezing temperature less than 0 degrees Celsius/(32F) It's supposed to go below freezing before the weekend. There is always a breeze near the ocean. Fahrenhei t measurement of temperature (32 degrees is freezing/212 is boiling) It was 100 degrees Fahrenheit when we got to San Francisco. breeze light wind Don't bother with a hat. cloud/clo udy water in the sky that appears as a white or grey mass It may look cloudy in the morning. Celsius measurement of temperature (0 degrees is freezing/100 is boiling) In the summer.

icy slippery because of ice The roads are icy so please avoid driving down any hills. overcast no sun is visible The sky is overcast this morning. frost ice crystals on a frozen surface Some flowers are so strong they can withstand frost. heat-wave extremely hot weather that is much higher than average--usually lasts a short time During the heat-wave we cooled our beds down with ice packs. scorching/a scorcher extremely hot temperature/a very hot day It was a scorcher. humid/humidity moisture in the air It feels a lot hotter than it actually is because of the humidity. shower quick/light rainstorm They've been calling for showers all week. mild temperature that is warmer than average(in a cold season) It's quite mild out so I didn't bother with a hat or mittens.Word Meaning Example Sentence freezing cold common expression used to describe a very cold day It was a freezing cold day for the Santa Claus parade. lightning electric flash caused by two clouds hitting The outdoor pool always closes when the lifeguards suspect lightning. partly cloudy term often used in a weather forecast to indicate that the skies are sunny and cloudy at the same time Tomorrow's forecast is partly cloudy with clear skies by nightfall. hurricane a tropical storm with very strong wind and rain Half of the buildings on the island were flattened by the hurricane. rain/raining/rain y water that falls to earth My hair is all wet and messy from the rain. hail small pieces of ice that fall during a storm There was so much hail that some of the trailer homes were destroyed. raining cats and dogs raining heavily They cancelled the football game because it was raining cats and dogs. but so far it's been dry. but the sun is supposed to come out by late afternoon. rainbow a band of colours found in the sky after a rainfall According to legend you can find a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow. so the whole family slept in the cool basement. . slush/slushy snow on the ground that has been rained on The snow turned to slush as soon as it started to rain.

UV (ultra violet) rays noun the damaging rays from the sun Ultra violet rays can cause skin cancer if you don't wear sunscreen.Word MONTH DAY YEAR Meaning Example Sentence snow/snowy/sno wing frozen water that warms slightly as it falls to earth It is already snowing up in the mountains. sun/sunshine/su nny the gassy star that warms the earth We hope to have sunshine on the day of the beach picnic. It looks Continue newsletter here. temperature how warm or cold the air is Can you check the temperature before we get dressed for our walk? thermometer instrument for measuring the temperature of the air tornado/cyclone violently spinning windstorm The tornado picked up everything in its path. so the ski season should be great this year. snowstorm large amounts of wind and snow All of the schools were closed because of the snowstorm. Continue storm followed by a strike of lightning and like a thunderstorm is coming. Continue newsletter text here. thunder/thunder the text crashing of cloudsnewsletter (often text here. Continue newsletter text here. Continue newsletter text here. the thermometer said it was already thirty degrees Celsius.Let's close all of the windows. When I checked the temperature this morning. Continue newsletter text here. heavy rain) . wind/windy blowing air outside It's too windy to play golf today. Continue newsletter text here. including animals and cars. Continue newsletter text here.

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