Hole In the Ground – level 2

25-08-2020 07:00

In China, a CCTV camera caught an unusual thing in front of a shopping mall. The ground opened up, and at least 21 cars fell into a hole.

Reports said that rescuers recovered 15 cars; however, the cars were badly damaged. Luckily, nobody got hurt. Chinese authorities are investigating the accident. It seems that the weather caused it because currently there are heavy rains in this part of China.

The weather has become extreme in recent years, and it is the reason why sinkholes are more and more common around the world. They damage cars and sometimes, people get hurt, too. It is not possible to tell where and when sinkholes will appear.

Difficult words: CCTV camera (a camera that monitors an area and sends the video to a monitor), extreme (unusual or unexpected), sinkhole (a hole in the ground that happens naturally, usually when it rains a lot).

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