A weather forecast

Listen to a weather forecast and answer the questions to practise and improve your listening skills.

Instructions

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.

Transcript

Hello and good morning! Well, we're off to a good start in the south this week, as most of the rain from the weekend has disappeared – just a few patches of cloud and maybe some showers here on the east coast. They'll all clear up by lunchtime, though. Over the next day or so, London and the area around Kent can expect a couple of isolated showers, but mostly dry through until Thursday.

It's not such good news for the north-west this week, I'm afraid: more wet weather, and not a lot of sunshine. Some of today's showers will be heavy – and even thundery in Manchester and across the Pennines. Leeds will escape the thunderstorms, with drizzle and light rain only throughout the rest of the day and tonight.

Elsewhere it becomes dry today, but with some foggy patches towards Wales. In England, tomorrow morning will see a dry, bright start in most places, with high temperatures throughout the week. We might see one or two thunderstorms appearing as the week goes on, with temperatures everywhere at 29 to 30 degrees. 

By the weekend, unfortunately, the dry weather will make way for mostly cloudy skies and rain. The rain will move from Scotland, down towards the north and reach the south coast by Saturday afternoon. Temperatures, at least, will stay mostly warm at around 21 degrees for the weekend. It might feel like a nice change from the high twenties and early thirties we'll see in the week. That's all from me until tomorrow. Enjoy the mini-heatwave while you can!

Discussion

Download
Worksheet74.7 KB

Language level

Do you need to improve your English listening skills?
Join thousands of learners from around the world who are improving their English listening skills with our online courses.
Average: 4 (2 votes)

Submitted by Zidane on Mon, 28/09/2020 - 04:02

Permalink
Sunny day yah is my favourite because its warm and happy

Submitted by ayra on Mon, 28/09/2020 - 02:26

Permalink
i love when it rains. the cold weather is very comforting to me because i could stay in my bed and under the covers. i would read books or watch a few movies or finish an anime series !! sometimes i would listen to my playlist while it’s pouring outside, it helps me to relax and get some rest. the music playing on my earphones along with the sound of the rain is the best thing ever, especially when it rains at night !!

Submitted by adamfirdaus on Mon, 28/09/2020 - 02:26

Permalink
I like too the weather that hot hot cold weather

Submitted by adamfirdaus on Mon, 28/09/2020 - 02:25

Permalink
Ammar like weather that like rainy because Ammar can sleep little longer

Submitted by Ayah Pin on Mon, 28/09/2020 - 02:24

Permalink
I only like when its sunny and blue ii sky

Submitted by Joepee on Sat, 26/09/2020 - 10:11

Permalink
I like Wet weather because, while sunny weather could cause dry leaves which are not beautiful to behold and also heat waves, wet weather keeps environment colorful and green with favorable temperatures.

Submitted by Haziq on Thu, 24/09/2020 - 05:06

Permalink
I Like sunny because you can play at the field

Submitted by joestar on Thu, 24/09/2020 - 05:06

Permalink
I like cold weather because rain makes me feel sleepy and hungry

Submitted by Sulagna Das on Tue, 22/09/2020 - 07:40

Permalink
I prefer winters as it's very pleasant here on India. We generally have 6 months of summer season and 3 months of monsoon. Winters here is dry and moderate.