Volcano of Fire – level 1

08-06-2018 07:00

This news is from Guatemala. The Volcán de Fuego (Volcano of Fire) erupts. It spews ash and lava. The lava can be up to 700 degrees Celsius. The lava comes down the volcano. It burns villages and roads. It burns houses.

Sixty-two people die. Two of them are children. They are a brother and a sister.

This eruption is deadly. A worse eruption was in 1902. Thousands of people die then, also.

Difficult words: spew (force out, send out), lava (hot rock which moves a little like water), was (past of ‘is’).

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