Floods in Japan – level 2

11-07-2018 07:00

Heavy rainfall in western Japan caused flash floods and landslides. In the worst hit area, 60 centimetres of rain fell in just 24 hours.

Two million people had orders to evacuate. For 60 people, it was already too late – they died in the floods.

The rain continues to fall; people think that around 25 centimetres will rain down.

Difficult words: flash flood (a sudden local flood, typically because of heavy rain), order (tell somebody he or she must do something), continue (not stop).

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