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积水 jīshuǐ stagnant water
淹没 yānmò to submerge; to drown; to flood
追悼会 zhuīdàohuì a memorial service
严峻 yánjùn grim; severe; rigorous
dāngdì shíjiān Bāyuè shíqī rì Yìndù Jiāěrgèdá ,dāngdì yínglái jiàngyǔ tiānqì ,jiēdào bèi jīshuǐ yānmò 。
On August 17, local time in Calcutta, India, rainy weather caused the streets to be flooded with water.
dāngdì shíjiān bā yuè shíbā rì ,Bīngdǎo jǔxíng zhuīdàohuì ,jìniàn guónèi yīn qìhòu biànnuǎn xiāoshī de dì yī zuò bīngchuān 。
On August 18th, local time, Iceland held a memorial service to commemorate the first glacier melting in the country due to climate change.
dāngdì shíjiān bā yuè èrshí sì rì ,Bāxī Lǎngduōníyǎ zhōu ,Bāxī jìngnèi de Yàmǎsūn yǔlín dàhuǒ huǒ qíng shífēn yánjùn ,nóngyān gǔngǔn ,Mǎnmùchuāngyí 。
On August 24, local time, in the Brazilian state of Rondonia, severe fire in the Amazon rain forest in Brazil brought heavy smoke and widespread devastation .
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