New Zealand Volcano – level 2

18-12-2019 15:00

On Monday, a volcano erupted in White Island, New Zealand. At the time of the eruption, there were 47 people on the island. The eruption killed at least 8 people, and many more people have serious burns on their skin.

Rescuers tried to recover the dead bodies, but they had to stop their work because it was too dangerous. Scientists warned that the volcano may soon erupt again.

Officials promised to work hard and return the bodies to their families. However, it can take some time because they must consider the conditions on the island and the weather.

Difficult words: recover (to get back), consider (to think carefully about something), conditions (the factors that influence people´s lives).

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