Storm in Japan – level 1

18-10-2019 07:00

Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan. It is a very big storm. It causes a lot of damage. A Japanese news organization says that the typhoon kills at least 49 people. It injures more than 200 people.

Rescuers are looking for survivors. They expect to find more dead people. The storm hits a large area of Japan. Officials help more than 230,000 people get to safety.

The storm brings heavy rain, landslides, and floods. More than 100 rivers overflow. In one city near Tokyo, there is a new Japanese record for the most rainfall in one day.

Difficult words: typhoon (a big storm), landslide (a situation when earth falls from a mountain during heavy rain), overflow (when there is too much water).

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