Sandstorm in Egypt – level 2

30-01-2019 15:00

Sandstorms are common in Egypt during late winter and early spring. An extreme sandstorm hit the country recently, closing highways and the port of Alexandria.

An orange cloud of sand plunged Cairo into darkness. The winds blow more than 50 kilometres per hour.

Difficult words: common (normal), extreme (unusual), plunge (put under something).

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