Many lightning bolts in Venezuela – level 1

13-11-2014 15:00

This news is about nature. There is an area in Venezuela. This area is quite special. Around 250 lightning bolts happen there per 1 square kilometre per year.

The lightning bolts are from clouds. These clouds are 5 kilometres high. During the rainy season, there are the most lightning bolts.

A scientist loves this area. He lived there as a boy. He thinks the lightning is beautiful. He wants more tourists to come to this area. He gets the area into the Guinness Book of World Records.

Difficult words: lightning bolt (a powerful and long light in the sky which is caused by electricity), square kilometre (km2), tourist (person who travels and visits places).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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