Non, le tempest est mauvais is not correct?
A tempest is "une tempête" or "un orage." Il fait mauvais simply means the weather is bad.
I put "Non, le temps est mauvais". It was marked correct
That is a correct answer. If it happens again could you get a screenshot?
Happened to me, too
I'm just doing a placement test now - does duolingo not like the word meteo? I'm pretty sure that's what we used in Canada when I was growing up.
I don't understand how you can get weather out of this entire sentence. To me it just says, "No, it is bad." How can you tell it is even about the weather?
The way that you know it is about weather is the "il fait" + an adjective. This is an impersonal expression that indicates the topic is about weather. You can learn more here.
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