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1. National Water Commission is among the eight missions part of National Action Plan on Climate Change. Who among the following are the principal stakeholders in the agricultural water management initiatives in our country?


In 1747, the first American mention of the Christmas tree occurred. However, it was a not a tree but instead a pyramid made out of wood and decorated with apples and evergreen boughs      .. Next >>

mediterranean water shrew:
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1.a type of water shrew      .. More >>
  • Texas prisons have banned death row prisoners last what ? . Answer ..
  • Types of weather:



    Adjectives and verbs:



    Itís a sunny day in Tokyo today, but itís cloudy in Hong Kong.
    Itís foggy in Sydney and itís snowing / itís snowy in Moscow.
    Itís raining in Barcelona but the sun is shining in Granada.

    Itís lovely weather today, isnít it! [NOT Itís -a- lovely weather.]
    Itís a horrible day, isnít it!
    You cannot say Itís winding / clouding / fogging / sunntag.

    Other useful weather words:

    It is very hot in Mexico - it is often 45 degrees there in summer.
    It is very cold in the Arctic - it is often minus 50 degrees there.
    It is very wet in London - carry an umbrella when you go sightseeing there.
    It is very dry in the Sahara - it doesnít often rain there.
    A hurricane is a very strong wind.
    A storm is when there is a strong wind and rain together.
    A thunderstorm is when there is thunder, lightning, rain and sometimes wind together.

    Tip: If you are able to see the weather forecast in English on television, watch it as often as you can.
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