Japanese volcano erupts – level 1
This happens in Japan. A volcano erupts there. People find twelve dead people. There are probably 36 people dead altogether. Sixty-nine people are injured.
One man is hiking when the volcano erupts. He can see a big cloud of smoke. He films this. It happens at 11:45. He and others run away. They find a safe place and they are fine.
Difficult words: volcano (mountain which can sometimes explode), erupt (explode), hike (walk).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
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