- Is it usually hot from where you live?
- Do lightning strikes often happen in your country?
- lightning /LAHYT-ning/
- across /uh-KROS/
- move out /MOOV-out/
- destroy /dih-STROI/
- region /REE-juhn/
[noun] – a flash of bright light in the sky that is produced by electricity moving between clouds or from clouds to the ground
The giant tree in the city was struck by lightning.
[adverb] – in every part of a particular place or country
My dream is to travel across Europe.
[phrasal verb] – to leave a place where you have lived or worked to go somewhere else
50 families had to move out because of the fire.
[verb] – to damage something so badly that it cannot be used
The strong earthquake destroyed many buildings.
[noun] – a particular area or part of a state, country, or the earth’s surface
The region is known for its tourist destinations.
True or False:
- Firefighters have put out 150 fires across British Columbia.
- Lytton’s residents left their homes on Wednesday evening, June 30.
- Lytton was destroyed by the fire in about 15 minutes.
- Cliff Chapman said that 12,000 lightning strikes hit the areas near British Columbia.
- Lytton had the highest recorded temperature in Canada on Tuesday, June 29.
Fill in the blanks:
- My family and I will _______ from England next year.
- The weather in this _______ is usually warm.
- Did you see the _______ flash in the sky just now?
- The village was _______ from the fire.
- The disease spread _______ the country.