Filipino Volcano Erupts – level 2

02-02-2018 15:00

In the Philippines, smoke and ash were coming out from a volcano. The government alerted people that a large eruption would happen. Once the volcano erupted, lava spewed out and reached up over 700 metres.

Over 40,000 villagers had to evacuate. One woman said that she looked out at the volcano, and saw thick smoke coming down. People were shouting and looking for their children to be able to evacuate.
The volcano has erupted 47 times, caused deadly landslides and ash falls.

Difficult words: alert (tell about a danger), spew out (fly into the air), ash fall (when ash falls down and makes it difficult for people to breathe; ash is a very thick smoke).

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