Bad weather in China – level 1
The weather is very bad in southern China. There are floods there. They kill around 45 people. Nearly 9,300 houses fall down. Another 63,000 homes receive damage.
A landslide hits parts of southern China. Around 10 people die. It injures nineteen people. It destroys nine cars. Mud covers a busy road. Some people must go to hospital.
All of this is very bad. However, the situation might be even worse. A typhoon is coming. People get ready for it.
Difficult words: flood (big water), landslide (when a lot of dirt falls down on top of something), might (can), typhoon (dangerous tropical storm).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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