©The Indian Express
- How do you prepare for natural disasters?
- How long does a power outage usually last in your town or city?
- restoration /res-tuh-REY-shuhn/
- grateful /GREYT-fuhl/
- calamity /kuh-LAM-i-tee/
- significant /sig-NIF-i-kuhnt/
- comparison /kuhm-PAR-uh-suhn/
[noun] – the act or the process of returning something to its original condition, or to a state similar to its original condition
The watermill restoration work will begin in April.
[adjective] – showing or expressing thanks, especially to another person
We’re grateful for the help you’ve given us.
[noun] – a serious accident or bad event causing damage or suffering
The recent earthquake was the worst calamity to hit the country.
[adjective] – important, large, or great
Shogatsu is probably the most significant holiday in Japan.
[noun] – the act of comparing two or more people or things
We can make a direct comparison of these products once we gather more data.
Ida hit the state as a category four hurricane, causing significant damage to buildings, trees, and electricity lines. It drew comparisons to Katrina, a 2005 hurricane with the same path as Ida that caused over a thousand casualties. However, Governor John Bel Edwards mentioned that New Orleans’ flood defenses have improved since then. “But the damage is still catastrophic,” Edwards added. “We are still in a life-saving mode.”
- According to the article, how long will the residents of Louisiana experience a power outage?
- How many National Guard members have been deployed for search and rescue operations?
- What did New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell instruct the evacuees?
- To what hurricane has Ida been compared?
- What did Governor John Bel Edwards say about New Orleans’ flood defenses?
- Do you often experience a power outage after a hurricane or typhoon hits the city you live in? Please tell me more about it.
- What was the strongest typhoon ever recorded in your country?
- If given the chance, how would you help the residents of Louisiana?
- In your opinion, how would Louisiana residents live without electricity?
- How long do you think it would take for the locals of Louisiana to recover?