Weather, Climate and Natural Disasters - Tiempo, Clima y Desastres Naturales

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flash of lightning / bolt
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el relámpago
sea breeze
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la brisa de mar
greenhouse effect
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el efecto (de) invernadero
heat wave
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la ola de calor / la onda de calor
weather front
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el frente atmosférico
thunderclap
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el trueno
Alpine climate
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el clima de montaña
healing climate
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el clima curativo
benign climate
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el clima benigno
arid climate
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el clima seco
desert climate
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el clima desértico
misty
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neblinoso
hazy
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brumoso
monsoon
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el monzón
misty rain
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la llovizna
atmospheric depression
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la depresión atmosférica
thaw
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el deshielo
to thaw
e.g. about snow
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deshelar
eye of the hurricane
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el ojo del huracán
precipitations
formal
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las precipitaciones
bolt (of lightning)
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el rayo
wind gust
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la ráfaga de viento
puff of air
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el soplo de viento
flood
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la inundación
draught / draft
of the air
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la corriente (de aire)
to clear up
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despejarse / escampar
to soak
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estar empapado (hasta los huesos)
dew
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el rocío
chilly weather
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el fresco
Celsius centigrade
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el grado centígrado
drought
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la sequía
sleet
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el aguanieve / la cellisca
whirlwind
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la tromba / la tromba de aire
gale
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el vendaval
visibility
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la visibilidad
to flood
about a river
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desbordarse
electric discharges
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las descargas eléctricas
cloudiness / cloud cover
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la nubosidad
blizzard
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la ventisca de nieve
cold spell
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la ola de frío
aurora
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la aurora
aurora borealis
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la aurora boreal
northern lights
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la aurora boreal
to be struck by lightning
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ser alcanzado por un rayo
It pours with rain.
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Llueve a cántaros.
The weather is foul.
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Hace un tiempo de perros.
to ease off
e.g. about the freeze
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suavizarse
scorching
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abrasador
oversupply
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el excedente
irreparable damage
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el daño irreparable
to waste natural resources
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desperdiciar recursos naturales
recycling
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el reciclaje
to sort rubbish
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clasificar la basura
waste
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los desechos
destruction
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la destrucción

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