A lot of snow in Japan - level 1

A lot of snow in Japan - level 1

19-02-2014 15:00

There is a snow storm in Japan. The storm is very bad. Thirteen people die. More than 1,500 people are injured.

It snows a lot. Thirteen inches (33 centimetres) of snow fall. The snow falls on one area. The area was hit by the tsunami in 2011.

Some people cannot get to work. Many flights are cancelled. It is not easy to get to Tokyo’s centre.

Strong winds take down power lines. More than 20,000 houses have no electricity.

The weather is getting better. It will get warmer.

Difficult words: injured (have problems with the body), tsunami (huge wave from the ocean), cancel (stop something), power line (cable with electricity).

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