Tag: weather terminology

weather forecast

All about the weather

As was noted here a few weeks back, there are a variety of regional words to choose from when describing the weather in the UK. Many of these words are, unsurprisingly, related to different kinds of rain. Here in the US we also have a healthy crop of regionalisms with which to describe our inclement weather, […]

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cloud

Name that cloud

Weather affects every single person (every living being) on the planet, but why do people feel meteorology is not for them? Why do they even find it so difficult to identify different types of clouds? Or at least they claim that it is difficult. The average person, it would seem, looks at the sky and […]

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