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Rain, snow and sleet

acid rain

noun

rain containing a high level of acid that can damage the environment. It is caused by pollution in the air.

avalanche

noun

a large amount of snow and ice that suddenly falls down a mountain

band

noun

a narrow area of rain that passes over a place

blizzard

noun

a storm with a lot of snow and strong winds

cloudburst

noun

a short period in which a lot of rain falls

curtain

noun

a large amount of a substance such as smoke or rain that is too thick to see through

deluge

noun

a very heavy fall of rain

dew

noun

small drops of water that form on the ground during the night

dewdrop

noun

a drop of dew

downpour

noun

a large amount of rain that falls quickly

drizzle

noun

very light rain

flooding

noun

a situation in which water from a river or from rain covers large areas of land

flurry

noun

a small amount of snow, rain, or leaves blown around in a twisting movement

hail

noun

rain that freezes in the sky and falls to the ground as small balls of ice

hailstone

noun

a small ball of ice that falls like rain

hailstorm

noun

a storm in which a lot of small balls of ice fall like rain

mist

noun

a mass of small drops of water in the air close to the ground

monsoon

noun

a period of heavy rain in India and Southeast Asia

monsoon

noun

the rain that falls during a monsoon

precipitation

noun

rain, snow, hail, etc.

puddle

noun

a small pool of water, especially on a road after rain

rain

noun

water that falls in drops from clouds in the sky

the rains

noun

the large amounts of rain that fall in tropical regions during a particular season

rain off

if a sports game or other outside event is rained off, it does not happen because of rain

rain out

if a sports game or other outside event is rained out, it does not happen because of rain

rainbow

noun

a curved line of colors that appears in the sky when the sun shines while it is raining

raindrop

noun

a drop of rain

rainfall

noun

the amount of rain that falls in a particular area during a particular period of time

rainstorm

noun

a storm with a lot of rain

rainwater

noun

water that falls to the ground in the form of rain

sheet

noun

a sheet of rain or fire looks like a wide moving wall

shower

noun

a short period when it rains or snows

sleet

noun

a mixture of snow and rain

snow

noun

small soft white pieces of ice that fall from the sky and cover the ground

snows

noun

the snow that falls over a period of time

snowball

noun

a ball of snow that you throw

snowdrift

noun

a deep pile of snow made by the wind

snowfall

noun

the amount of snow that falls during a period

snowfield

noun

an area of land that is always covered with snow

snowflake

noun

a single piece of snow that falls from the sky

snowman

noun

a model of a person that children make using snow

snowstorm

noun

a storm with a lot of snow and strong winds

sprinkle

noun

a light rain

whiteout

noun

a situation in which there is so much snow and low cloud that you cannot see clearly

snowed in

unable to leave a place because a lot of snow has fallen there

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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