Orange Snow – level 1

12-02-2021 15:00

Every winter, winds from Africa blow to Europe. The Sahara Desert is in Africa. It is a dry and hot place with a lot of sand. Winds bring the Sahara sand to Europe.

Last weekend, skies in southern Europe change color. They are orange. It is a beautiful sight. The winds are very strong this year. It is not usual.

The winds bring a lot of dust, too. It is a problem because the air gets dirty. Experts say that the dust is not dangerous for people. The pieces of dust are big. They cannot get to the lungs.

Skiers in the Swiss Alps are surprised. The snow is orange. They enjoy skiing in orange snow. The snow is not really orange. It is the Sahara dust. It is on top of the snow.

Difficult words: sight (something what people can see), dust (small pieces of Earth or dirt or other things that are in the air or on something), lung (a part of our body that helps us breathe).

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