Earthquake in Nepal – level 2

30-04-2015 07:00

There was a great earthquake in Nepal. Around 3,700 people died. Thousands are now living out in the open because they are worried that more buildings will collapse.

A drone filmed Katmandu, Nepal’s capital city, a day after the disaster. The video shows big cracks across the roads, damaged buildings, and destroyed monuments.

It destroyed a famous tower called the Dharahara tower. It was a historical monument built in the 1800’s.

Difficult words: earthquake (when the earth or ground shakes), collapse (to fall down), monument (a building which is important).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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