La Palma volcano – level 1

03-02-2022 07:00

La Palma is a small island. It belongs to Spain’s Canary Islands. A volcano erupts on La Palma in September 2021.

Lava destroys thousands of homes. 7,000 people must leave. The area changes a lot. There are no green hills. The place is dark. Some people cannot go back home.

There are many craters in the volcano. Gas still comes from the craters. Officials close the area. Only scientists can go near the volcano.

They check how hot it is. The temperature inside the volcano can be 840 degrees Celsius. It can stay this high for many years.

A group of journalists can look at the volcano. It is a special moment. They see how big the volcano really is.

Difficult words: erupt (when gas, stones, and other things start coming out from a volcano), lava (hot liquid rocks), crater (a big hole inside a volcano), temperature (how hot or cold something is).

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