Italian                                            English
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  scuro (adj) .....................................  dark (adj)
  la siccita' .....................................  drought
  il tuono ........................................  thunder
  l'alluvione (f) .................................  flood
  allagare ........................................  to flood
  il cielo blu ....................................  blue sky
  il vento ........................................  wind (n)
  ventoso .........................................  windy (adj)
  piovere .........................................  to rain
  la pioggia ......................................  rain (n)
  piovoso .........................................  rainy
  piovigginare ....................................  to drizzle
  la pioggerella ..................................  drizzle
  piovigginoso ....................................  drizzly
  nevicare ........................................  to snow
  la neve .........................................  snow (n)
  nevoso ..........................................  snowy (adj)
  la nuvola .......................................  cloud (n)
  nuvoloso ........................................  cloudy (adj)
  l'acquazzone, la pioggia torrenziale, il diluvio   shower (as in heavy rain), heavy rain
  il tifone .......................................  typhoon (as in weather)
  umido ...........................................  humid (adj)
  afoso ...........................................  muggy (adj)
  gelare ..........................................  to freeze
  il gelo, la brina ...............................  frost (n)
  sereno, soleggiato ..............................  sunny
  grandinare ......................................  to hail (as in the weather event)
  la grandine .....................................  hail (noun - as in big cunks of ice)
  il nevischio ....................................  sleet (noun - as in small cunks of ice)
  fa caldo ........................................  it's hot
  fa freddo .......................................  it's cold
  fa bel tempo ....................................  the weather is nice
  e' brutto tempo .................................  the weather is bad
  l'aria ..........................................  air
  la bufera, la tormenta ..........................  blizzard
  la rugiada ......................................  dew
  la nebbia .......................................  fog (n)
  nebbioso ........................................  foggy
  il lampo ........................................  lightning
  la foschia ......................................  mist (n)
  la tramontana ...................................  northeast wind
  la precipitazione ...............................  precipitation
  il vento australe ...............................  southwest wind
  il temporale, la tempesta .......................  storm (noun - weather event)
  il sole .........................................  sun (noun)
  il bollettino meteorologico .....................  weather report
  il ghiacciolo ...................................  icicle
  il tempo ........................................  weather (n)
  il fiocco di neve ...............................  snowflake
  il termometro ...................................  thermometer
  il turbine, il tornado, la tromba d'aria ........  tornado
  il clima ........................................  climate
  la fascia d'ozono ...............................  ozone layer
  l'effetto serra .................................  greenhouse effect