IGNOU FEg 01 2012-13

Topics: Volcano, Mount Vesuvius, 79 Pages: 3 (791 words) Published: September 27, 2013
2. Imagine that there were televisions in AD 79. You are a reporter On 24th August a volcano which suddenly erupted for the first time in more than a century has covered parts of Pompeii in thick grey ash over several miles. The eruption of Mount Vesuvius., burst into life just when people were busy in their regular businesses. Police said a witness described flashes and explosions followed by a cloud of ash more than 4 miles high (7km) coming from the mount Vesuvius. A great cloud was leaving the top of the mountain; Vesuvius was erupting. The people of Pompeii started to run out of the town, but more than 2,000 of them did not get far. Stones and cinders began to fall on the town, and then an immense quantity of ash. The town was completely buried. People now were homeless and were running for help. Whole town had become the river of lava. People were running and escaping themselves from the hot lava at the end they had to leave their town.

Truck driver Bryn Rodda, who also witnessed the eruption, told: 'I saw this beautiful, big cloud and I thought: "Gee that looks like a volcanic plume"'.  'Just as I thought that there was a great big orange flash. It was quite impressive.' Heavy rocks fell just over half a mile from the eruption, damaging Ketetahi Hut, one of four used by hikers visiting the area,

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