Floods in South Carolina – level 1

12-10-2015 07:00

This news is from South Carolina. It rains a lot there. More than 0.6 metres of rain falls in three days.

The state is flooded. Nine people die. Hundreds of people are trapped in homes and cars.

People film the situation. They put the videos on social media.

Difficult words: flooded (to be covered in water), trapped (to be not able to move), social media (websites like Facebook or Twitter).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

What do you think about the floods?

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