Flooded road in China – level 2

06-08-2014 15:00

Heavy rains caused flash flooding in east China. The rains trapped ten vehicles on a road.

Most of the people left their vehicles, but passengers on a bus were elderly and children. They had to wait for firefighters. Firefighters used ladders to help the passengers climb to safety. Nobody was injured.

Difficult words: flash flooding (sudden flood in one area), trap (to prevent movement), elderly (old people), ladder (thing used for climbing up or down from high places).

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