Volcano of Fire – level 2

08-06-2018 07:00

The Volcán de Fuego (Volcano of Fire) in Guatemala erupted last Sunday and spewed clouds of ash and lava as hot as 700 degrees Celsius.

The lava came down the volcano into the villages and roads around, burning houses and making rescue efforts difficult. Sixty-two people died and two of them were children. They were a brother and a sister who were watching the eruption from a bridge.

The eruption was the deadliest in the country since 1902, when thousands of people died after the Santa María volcano erupted.

Difficult words: spew (force out, send out with a lot of force), rescue efforts (work to rescue – save people).

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