Hailstorm in Russia – level 1
People are on a beach. It is very hot. Suddenly, the weather changes. The temperature goes from 40 to 22 degrees Celsius.
Big pieces of hailstones start to fall down. People are scared. They run away. They look for safe places to go. Children cry. They hide under the trees. Everybody runs to save themselves. The weather is scary, but everybody is fine.
Difficult words: suddenly (quickly), hailstone (ice), fine (no one is hurt).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Is the climate changing?
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