Norway Landslide – level 2

09-06-2020 07:00

A helicopter rescued a dog that could not leave a piece of land after a landslide moved the land in Norway. The landslide happened on Wednesday morning, and a local man filmed it.

When the man saw that the land started to move, he quickly ran away. The landslide was the largest that ever happened in the Alta area in Norway. It was 2,100 feet wide and 492 feet high, and it swept eight houses into the sea. However, most houses were holiday homes, and they were empty. Local police said that nobody was hurt in the disaster, and nobody went missing.

Alta is located in the north of Norway, and large forests are there. Many people visit this area to watch the Northern Lights. The Northern Lights are special colors in the sky that people can see at night.

Difficult words: landslide (when earth or rock starts to move down a mountain or cliff), sweep (to remove something from a place, usually with a hand or brush, or when water or wind move things away), go missing (when nobody knows where someone or something is).

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