Super typhoon in China – level 1

29-07-2014 07:00

Here is bad news from China. A typhoon is strong there. It becomes a super typhoon. It brings strong winds and heavy rain. The situation is the worst in Hainan.

The storm destroys trees, and many cars cannot drive. The wind is the strongest wind in 40 years. Governments evacuate around 30,000 people. Airlines cancel about 240 flights. Two thousand people must wait at the airports.

Difficult words: typhoon (tropical storm), evacuate (move away because of danger), flight (journeys by plane).

You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.

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