Africa dust goes to Europe – level 2

22-03-2022 07:00

Storm Celia brought strong winds to some parts of Europe. The storm also brought dust from the Sahara desert, which change skies to bright orange in Spain.

Spanish authorities warned people to avoid outdoor sports and wear masks, as the air was full of dust, and it was difficult to breathe. The dust also covered streets and cars, but the coming rain quickly washed the dust. People were happy that it rained in Spain, as the weather was dry for many weeks.

Scientists said that the storm was very strong, and it could take the dust as far as the south of the UK. The dust covered ski slopes in France, and it looked like people skied on orange snow. People watched the sky turn orange in Switzerland and southern Germany.

Difficult words: dust (small pieces of earth, dirt, and other things which fly in the air), desert (an area with a lot of sand where few plants and trees grow), breathe (to take air in and out of the lungs).

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