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ESL, Niveau avancé

Weather Test (7)

People use an instrument called a ......... to measure air pressure. Changes in air pressure happen when changes in the weather occur.
People use a ......... to measure fluctuating temperatures. This instrument is made up of a glass tube with mercury in it that changes as the temperature rises or falls.
A ......... is a strong, oceanic storm that usually rotates over water and occurs in the United States and other parts of the Atlantic region.
A ......... is a tropical, strong, oceanic storm that rotates over water and occurs in Asia and other parts of the Northwest Pacific region.
When there is heavy rainfall and the majority of rain falls during a particular season in large parts of Asia, this is called a ......... season.
An ......... is caused by a sudden shift in a fault line in the earth's crust. The earth moves and shakes and can cause huge amounts of damage and death.
A ......... is made up of giant waves that can travel for many miles across the ocean and often destroy buildings and kill wildlife and people.
A ......... occurs when large amounts of rain fall and rising water overflows onto normally dry land.
A ......... is a violent and destructive windstorm that occurs on land. You can identify these by funnel-shaped clouds that form and point toward the ground.
An ......... is a slide of large amounts of snow, ice and/or mud down a mountain that can cover huge areas of land and even bury people and wildlife in the process.