Hurricane Patricia – level 2
Hurricane Patricia is expected to be the strongest hurricane recorded in the western hemisphere.
The maximum winds of the hurricane reached speeds of about 241 kilometres per hour. The latest location of the hurricane was 362 kilometres from Mexico.
Mexican and American officials are telling people in parts of Mexico to prepare for the hurricane.
Difficult words: expect (to think that something will happen), hemisphere (half of the planet), official (somebody in a position of authority).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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