Fires from California to Japan – level 2

13-08-2018 07:00

Many countries are suffering from the current heatwave. There are many wildfires around the world because the vegetation is so dry.

Firefighters are trying to control fires in Portugal, California and Japan. California’s wildfire is the biggest in the state’s history, and people call it the ‘Holy Fire’. It is bigger than New York. And more than 283,800 acres of land have already burnt there.

Difficult words: suffer from (in a very bad situation because of something), heatwave (a time of extremely hot weather), vegetation (plants).

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