No Electricity in South America – level 1

24-06-2019 07:00

Last Sunday, two hydroelectric plants in Argentina fail. This happens in the morning. This makes the whole system fail. Almost 50 million people lose electricity. Most of them are in Argentina. Uruguay and Paraguay also lose power.

People want to know why the system fails. They are investigating the incident.

Difficult words: hydroelectric plant (a big wall which holds water – some water goes down and makes electricity), whole system (the complete group), investigate (find out why something happens).

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