Australia Floods – level 1

26-03-2021 15:00

It rains very much in Australia last week. Heavy floods hit New South Wales. Several dams overflow. Too much water is in them. Water in the rivers goes up. Thousands of people must leave their homes.

Animals have problems, too. People try to help livestock which stay in water. Livestock are animals which people keep for meat, eggs or milk.

A big dam near Sydney overflows. Most people in Sydney drink water from this dam.

Surfers enjoy big waves on the east coast of Australia. This area is usually calm. The water is clean. Now it is brown and dirty.

The weather forecast is not good. It will rain for several days.

Difficult words: dam (when people build a wall which stops a river and it makes a lake), overflow (when too much water is in a place and it flows over the top), forecast (when people say what they think will happen in the future).

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