Here is a list of some fun idioms and their related meanings on weather. Since weather is a phenomenon that we can’t easily ignore, it is easy to learn idioms based on it which help relate to situations, things and people we come across in life. Take a quick look and see what “weather” you’re currently battling with!!!
1. Raining cats and dogs – Raining very heavily , Something happening in abundance.
2. A fair weather friend – A friend/ or people who are near to you only in your good times and disappear when you face a crisis or you are in a bad situation.
3. A ray of sun shine – someone or something that makes you feel happy, especially in a difficult situation.
4. Have your head in the clouds – to not know what is really happening around you because you are paying too much attention to your own ideas
5. Make hay while the sun shines – If you have an opportunity to do something, do it before the opportunity expires, to do something while the situation or conditions are right and favorable.
7. Quick as lightning – if you do something as quick as a lightning, you do it very quickly you could also say – Quick as a flash, eg. he snatched the book and ran out of the room as quick as a lightning.
8. Snowed under – Someone who is overworked; or exceptionally busy. eg. Look, I’m really snowed under at the moment. Can this wait?
9. Under a cloud – to be under suspicion or in disgrace; to be in disfavor.
10. Under the weather – If you are feeling a bit ill, sad or lack energy, you are under the weather.
11. Weather a storm : to continue to exist and not be harmed during a difficult period. eg : Johnson apparently has weathered the storm over his careless remarks.