Last Sunday,at 7:40,central Italy was shaken by an earthquake of 6.5 magnitude. It shook for several seconds houses in central Rome and other cities such as Florence or Naples.
This natural phenomenon already has happened several times in these locations but never had the strength of this time. There are no news of fatalities, although there are some injured people.
The magnificent Basilica of St. Benedict in Norcia, has collapsed.
Nearly 5,000 residents of the town of Norcia, especially affected by the earthquake, are anxious and fearful because the land does not stop shaking. The access to the city center has been closed. Numerous buildings and churches have collapsed or suffered major damage. Three days earlier, two earthquakes (one magnitude 5.4 and another 6.2.) They shook the province of Macerata in the Marche region.
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Hurricane Matthew was the fourtheenth storm on the hurricane season in the Athlanthic in 2016. It reached the Fifth Hurricane Status. Matthew became a powerful category 5 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale.
It has been a dreadful hurricane because a lot of people have died and many others have had to leave their destroyed houses.
The famous singer Shakira has been very kind and generous and she has donated millions of euros. Well done Shakira!
Carla Muñoz- 6th grade