Vocabuary and Idioms about Rain

Types of Rain

Damp slightly wet (often after the rain has stopped)
 Drizzle  to rain lightly with very fine drops
 Shower  a short period of rain
Downpour heavy rain
Pour to have heavy rain
It’s raining cats and dogs to rain heavily
Torrential rain very heavy rain
Flood to become covered in water usually due to excessive rain


Come rain or shine: no matter whether it rains or the sun shines; in any sort of weather.

It never rains but it pours: Good (or bad) things do not just happen a few at a time, but in large numbers all at once

Come in out of the rain: to wake up to reality

As right as rain – Feeling fine and healthy.

Types of Wind

 Breeze a gentle wind (often nice or refreshing)
 Blustery  blowing (strong) gusts of wind
 Windy  continual wind.
 Gale  a very strong wind

Hurricane/cyclone/typhoon: a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce winds and heavy rain.

They are the same thing just with different names because of the region they are in.
Atlantic/Northeast Pacific = a hurricane
Northwest Pacific = a typhoon
Southern Hemisphere = a cyclone

Tornado:  strong violent circular winds in a small area; a rapidly revolving column of air

In United States the word twister is often used instead of tornado.

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