No snow in US mountains – level 1

08-01-2024 07:00

There is no or little snow in many places in the US. It is a problem for winter businesses.

Rain and warm weather melt the snow. It is difficult to do activities like snowmobiling and skiing. Resorts need real snow during a busy time. This strange weather worries people. People in resorts depend on snow. Snow brings more tourists.

Experts say that winters are getting shorter, three weeks less than 100 years ago. This has a big impact on businesses. People must buy technologies to make snow. It is not possible to depend on natural snow only.

Difficult words: snowmobiling (driving a special vehicle which travels on snow and ice), resort (a place which many people visit for holidays), technology (machines).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What impact does a shorter winter season have on businesses, particularly those that rely on snow for tourism and activities?


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