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Tempest 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 36

Published on February 24th, 2021 | Last updated on February 24th, 2021 by | Category: 504 Absolutely Essential Words Flashcards, English Vocabulary in Context | No Comments on Tempest 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 36 | 126 Views | Reading Time: 1 minute

Tempest 504 Absolutely Essential Words Lesson 36

/ˈtem.pɪst/ (noun)

a violent storm, tornado, typhoon, rainstorm, cyclone, whirlwind, gale, thunderstorm, hurricane – emotional upheaval, uproar, tumult, commotion, riot, disturbance

Thunderstorms, hail, blizzards, ice storms, hurricanes, storm surges, tornadoes and heavy rain can develop quickly into a tempest and threaten life and property. These severe storms occur in all regions of Canada and in all seasons.

When one strikes, visit Environment Canada’s Weather office website and listen to the local media for severe weather warnings and advice. Keep a battery-powered or crank radio on hand as power outages can be frequent during severe storms. Everyone has a responsibility to protect their homes and their families.

Source: https://www.getprepared.gc.ca/

Antonym: calm

Adjective: tempestuous

Adverb: tempestuously

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