October 10

Storms can be dangerous. They can cause blackouts. They can blow down trees on power lines and cars, too! So be careful outside. Drive safely! Sometimes the station loses power during storms. Sometimes Taipei loses power during typhoons. Losing power in the winter can be dangerous! People can freeze. But don't worry, people have cellphones. They can call the electric company!

blackout (n)
There is no power. There's a blackout.

safely (adv)
I arrived home safely.

typhoon (n)
Taipei has many typhoons in August.

freeze (v)
Don't freeze. Put on a jacket.

cellphone (n)
Call your father on his cellphone.