What is a blizzard?


Listening — Intermediate Level
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Watch the video and answer the questions

  1. It has more to do with wind and   than it does with snow.

  2. Blizzards are winter storms with frequent winds of   miles an hour.

  3. The falling or   snow reduces to a quarter mile or less.

  4. It doesn't have to be   for a blizzard to occur.

  5. All these conditions are   to last for a minimum of three hours.

  6. Blizzards in the United States are most   in the northern plains, Midwest and in the Northeast.

  7. If you're stuck in a car, stay inside and keep it   for ten minutes every hour.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Are blizzards dangerous? Why? Why not?

  2. Do blizzards occur in your country? If yes, how often?

  3. What kind of natural disaster is common in your country?


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