The smog in Moscow is getting thicker.
Moscow is the capital of Russia.
Airborne pollutants such as carbon monoxide is at six times the normal levels.
So the Russians and the tourists need to wear masks to protect themselves.
The smog got inside the buildings in Moscow.
The State Historical Museum, on Red Square was forced to close because it couldn’t stop its smoke detectors from going off.
The smog is so thick that we can’t see very far away.
Some flights to Moscow’s Domodedovo and Vnukovo airports had been diverted to other airports.
There could also be road accidents because the drivers can’t see clearly in the thick haze.
The fires drew comment from officials and activists at international climate-change talks in Bonn, Germany.
There are natural disasters all over the world.
I think the people in Moscow should avoid going outside because the thick smog can cause accidents and the air quality is very low.
At least 400 people were injured.
There were mudslides too and some places looked like ‘a sea of mud’.
The airport in Leh was damaged.
Leh is the main town in Ladakh.
Telecommunication towers have either fallen or been badly damaged.
At this moment, they don’t know how many houses were damaged by the flood.
Ladakh is a popular place in the Himalaya for Western tourists.
There are lots of tourists over there during the disaster.
The highway to Leh was damaged, so the tourists were stranded.
At least 100 foreign tourists, mostly Europeans had been rescued.
None has been reported killed or injured.