Heavy Rains in Japan – level 1

17-07-2017 15:00

In Japan, it rains a lot. Heavy rain falls in two prefectures. The rain floods homes and infrastructure. It damages them. Many people have to leave.

One person dies. He drowns in a river.

Japan’s weather organisation talks about the rain. It says that it rains 35 centimetres in one night!

Difficult words prefecture (a big area in a country like in Japan), flood (cover with water), infrastructure (the things that a city needs so its people can live there).

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