Floods in Sierra Leone – level 2

17-08-2017 15:00

After heavy rain, there were floods and mudslides in the West African country of Sierra Leone. A hillside collapsed at night when people were sleeping.

The people did not have time to save themselves and many of them died. So far, people found around 200 dead bodies and more are expected. Over 2,000 people were left homeless.

Difficult words: flood (a lot of water), mudslide (when water and earth mix, move and destroy things), expect (if you expect something to happen, it will probably happen).

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