In this video learn to talk about extreme weather like a native English speaker!
Helpful slides from the video ↓
In English conversation we often use the verb hit to talk about bad weather conditions or natural disasters.
Typhoons usually come to Japan around September. It’s not too bad in Tokyo, just rain and wind. The Okinawan islands get hit the worst.
Here are some news headlines using the verb hit to talk about bad weather or natural disasters.
Landslides, flooding hit Manila after heavy rain
From a newspaper headline ↓
Typhoon set to hit southeast China later this week, and it could be the most powerful one this season
Mexico was hit by a huge earthquake a last week. (Sept 11 2017)
Was this post helpful for you?
Please share it with other English learners you think it might help!
(Sharing buttons at the bottom of this post.)