Il y a des nuages=There are some clouds. C'est nuageux=It' cloudy. Is it correct?

YellamarajuC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Il y a des nuages=There are some clouds. C'est nuageux=It' cloudy. Is it correct?

Asked 3 years agoTalking of weather
RihA2Kwiziq community member
yes its correctt
YellamarajuC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
The question relates to lesson:"Talking about the weather - il y a"
RihA2Kwiziq community member
yes i got it ...and in french textes i hv seen both versions so its correct ...for the weather yoy can use "il y a" and "c'est"
FISEHAA1Kwiziq community member
C'est correct.
YellamarajuC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Merci beaucoup Rhi et FISEHA.
AurélieKwiziq team member
Bonjour yellamaraju, Indeed in French you can use both sentences, "C'est nuageux" and "Il y a des nuages", to express "It's cloudy" in a general way. "Il y a des nuages " can also simply means "There are some clouds", like for example in the sentence "Il y a des nuages dans le ciel.".
YellamarajuC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Thanks Aurélie, It is amply clear. Thanks again
JohnC1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor
Can you say 'il fait nuageux' and if so is this more correct than 'c'est nuageux'?
AurélieKwiziq team member
Bonjour John ! Though it seems that some people use it, "il fait nuageux" isn't correct in French. You'll prefer "Le ciel est nuageux" or "Le temps est nuageux", or "C'est nuageux" :) Bonne journée !

Il y a des nuages=There are some clouds. C'est nuageux=It' cloudy. Is it correct?

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