Exercise. Extreme weather

Match the words and definitions.
blizzard, drought, flood, hailstorm, heatwave, hurricane, lightning, monsoon, thunder, tornado

1. heatwave, a period of unusually hot weather
2. drought, a long, usually hot, dry period when there is little or no rain
3. hailstorm, a storm with small balls of ice that fall like rain
4. lightning a flash of very bright light in the sky caused by electricity
5. thunder the loud noise that you hear during a storm
6. blizzard, a snowstorm with very strong winds
7. flood, when everything becomes filled and covered with water
8. hurricane, a violent storm with very strong winds especially in the western Atlantic Ocean
9. tornado, a violent storm with very strong winds which move in a circle
10. monsoon (n) the season when it rains a lot in southern Asia

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