Russia floods – level 2

12-04-2024 07:00

Russia and Kazakhstan are evacuating over 100,000 people. Melting snow caused severe flooding in both countries.

The flooding affected regions like the Ural Mountains and Siberia where rivers overflew at record levels. Officials evacuated people in flooded areas like Orenburg, where the Ural River exceeded critical levels. Workers are supporting dams, but the situation remains serious. Water levels in some regions are still rising.

Presidents Putin and Tokayev discussed the situation. They said that there were floods in large parts of both countries.

Difficult words: melt (when snow or ice turns into water), severe (serious), exceed (to be more than or over a limit).

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

What measures are being taken by officials to address the aftermath of the severe flooding in Russia and Kazakhstan?


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