CLIMATE (elf)

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CLIMATE (elf)
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  1. thunderstorm
    • hromobití
  2. Tornado/TWISTER/whirlwind
    • a small rotating windstorm of limited extent
  3. Hurricane/typhoon
    a tropical cyclone, usually accompanied by rain, thunder, lightning and high-speed wind, occuring above oceans in tropical latitudes
  4. icicle
    • rampouch
  5. drizzle
    mrholení
  6. steady rain
    vytrvalý déšť
  7. pouring
    liják
  8. scattered showers
    občasné přeháňky?
  9. a few drops
  10. The weather can be u_______ in the fall, so one should be prepared for anything.
    unpredicable
  11. Immediately after the snowstorm, the s______ were out cleaning the snow and salting the roads
    snowploughs
  12. heat wave
    vlna vedra
  13. heat stroke
    úpal
  14. sunburn
    úžeh
  15. A____ s____ bring May flowers
    April showers
  16. we were s____ to the skin in the downpour
    soaked
  17. there was a light m___  in the hills this morning, which cleared up by noon
    mist
  18. when the snow m___ in the spring, the rivers were s____ with more water
    melted, swollen
  19. vlhkost
    dampness, humidity
  20. sněhová závěj
    snowdrift
  21. prasklé potrubí
    burst pipes
  22. jinovatka
    hoar frost
  23. skleníkový efekt
    greenhouse effect
  24. pařák, hic, vedro
    scorcher
  25. koupy
    hail
  26. bod mrazu
    freezing point
  27. sucho
    drought
  28. měsíc ubývá
    the moon is waning
  29. nitruous dioxide
    oxidy dusíku
  30. fossil fuels
    fosilní paliva
  31. CFC's
    Chlorofluorocarbons
  32. sculphur dioxide
    oxid siřičitý
  33. landslide
    lavina, půdní sesuv (eroze půdy)
  34. flurry
    metelice (sněhová)
  35. avalanche
    lavina
  36. crisp snow
    křupavý sníh (vrzající pod nohama
  37. packed snow
    nafoukaný, ztvrdlý, udusaný sníh
  38. powdery snow
    prachový sníh
  39. sleet
    břečka, désť se sněhem
  40. swollen rivers
  41. rivers in spate
    spate=záplava, liják, průtrž mračen
  42. flooded valley
    zaplavený údolí
  43. dam
    hráz, přehrada, jez

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