163 по английскому языку за 9 класс  Л.М. Лапицкая, Н.В. Демченко, А.В. Волков

№163 по английскому языку за 9 класс Л.М. Лапицкая, Н.В. Демченко, А.В. Волков

авторы: Л.М. Лапицкая, Н.В. Демченко, А.В. Волков


Английский 9 класс Лапицкая страница 163

the 2010 China floods. It was caused by heavy rainfall and flooding in Gan- su Province. The mudslide killed more than 1,471 people, while 1,243 others were rescued and 294 missing people were later presumed dead. Over 1,700 people were evacuated and had to live in schools.

It was a densely populated place, with 50,000 people and an area of 2 km2. After heavy rain, there was a buildup of water behind a dam of debris, blocking a small river to the north of the city of Zhugqu. When the dam broke, around 1.8 million cubic metres of mud and rocks flooded the town, in a wave up to five storeys high, covering more than 300 low homes and burying at least one village. The mudslide left an area 5 km long, 300 meters wide with average mud thickness of 5 metres.

4. Earthquake in Japan, March 11, 2011

A massive 8,9-magnitude quake hit northeast Japan on Friday, March 11, 2011, causing tens of deaths, more than 80 fires, and a 10-metre tsunami along parts of the country's coastline. It struck about 400 km from the capital at a depth of 32 km. The tremor hit at 14.46 local time

(05.46 GMT). Seismologists say it is one of the largest earthquakes to hit Japan for many years. There were powerful aftershocks.

Strong waves hit Japan's Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures damaging dozens of coastal towns and villages. Kyodo news agency said a 10-metre wave struck the port of Sendai in Miyagi prefecture. Japan's television showed a massive wave of debris-filled water sweeping away buildings, cars and ships and reaching far inland.

In your table of possible effects (ex. 1c) underline what other impacts must have happened or might have happened (ex. 2b).


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