Tornadoes hit six US states – level 1

20-12-2021 07:00

Several tornadoes come to six US states. A tornado is a very strong storm that moves in a long circle. It happens in just one day.

A storm starts at night. Nobody thinks that there will be tornadoes. Tornadoes are not usual in winter. They usually happen when the weather is warm.

The storm moves from Arkansas and Missouri to Tennessee and Kentucky. Its path is 320 kilometers long. Strong winds break buildings. Trees and electric lines fall. Thousands of people are without homes now. They do not have food and water.

The worst situation is in Kentucky. 70 people die there. A tornado destroys a factory. More than one hundred people are inside the factory.

The US president says that it is a disaster in Kentucky. He says that people will get money from the government.

Later, many people help clean the streets and homes.

Difficult words: destroy (to damage something so badly that it does not exist anymore), factory (a business where people make things), disaster (an event that damages many things and kills people).

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