Hurricane Harvey – level 1

31-08-2017 15:00

In the US, a strong storm is coming to Texas. It is the strongest in 12 years. The storm can become a hurricane. Its winds can blow at 210 kilometres per hour.

At the ocean, people have to evacuate. A policeman says that people have to leave. He says that it would be hard to help them if they stay. Inland, people reinforce their homes.

After the hurricane, there could be many days of rain.

Difficult words: evacuate (run away because of danger), inland (away from the ocean), reinforce (make protections, make stronger).

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