The weather

The British, in particular, are very fond of discussing the weather! Here are a collection of expressions you will find useful.

Weather conditions

what's the weather like?
it's …
sunny
cloudy
windy
foggy
stormy
it's …
raining
hailing
snowing
what a nice day!
what a beautiful day!
it's not a very nice day
what a terrible day!
what miserable weather!
it's starting to rain
it's stopped raining
it's pouring with rain
it's raining cats and dogs
the weather's fine
the sun's shining
there's not a cloud in the sky
the sky's overcast
it's clearing up
the sun's come out
the sun's just gone in
there's a strong wind
the wind's dropped
that sounds like thunder
that's lightning
we had a lot of heavy rain this morning
we haven't had any rain for a fortnight
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