Waterspout in Italy – level 2

26-11-2018 07:00

Someone filmed a big waterspout in the port of Salerno in south-west Italy, not far from Naples. Nobody was injured as the vortex hit the port. However, it lifted some freight containers up and threw them around.

After hitting land, the waterspout got smaller and smaller and then died off.

Difficult words: waterspout (something like a water tornado, but not as strong as a tornado), vortex (a spinning mass of air and water), freight containers (a big box for moving things on or off of a ship).

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