Bad weather in China – level 2

01-08-2014 07:00

A landslide hit parts of southern China. It killed at least 10 people and injured 19. It crushed nine vehicles. Dirt and dust covered a busy highway. Those injured went to a local hospital.

Over the past week, flooding and landslides killed 45 people in southern China. Nearly 9,300 houses collapsed in the rains. Another 63,000 homes received damage.

Also, Typhoon Rammasun is approaching the region. Rammasun struck the Philippines last week with winds of up to 90 miles per hour (145 kilometres per hour).

Difficult words: collapse (fall down), damage (have problems), approach (come), strike (hit).

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