Lava in Hawaii – level 2

25-05-2018 07:00

Lava is bursting out of Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano. A lava flow is moving up to 274 metres per hour.

The lava is destroying buildings and nearly 2,000 people had to evacuate. The lava is getting closer to an important highway, and more people may have to evacuate.

The volcano and lava are dangerous, but they can also be beautiful. The lava lit up the night sky and turned it red.

Difficult words: burst (let out with a lot of force), lava flow (a river of lava – very hot rocks which move a little like water), lit up (past of ‘light up’ – put light on).

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