Ternang, Mon, More than 10,000 people were made homeless in Ternang after six days of continuous heavy rain. The wooden bridge across the river has been swept away. The town is cut by flood eaters. At the fifth mile Jalan Tengku, the water is now two metres deep. It is closed to all traffic. Motorists going south are advised to use Jalan Hisamuddin.
Flooding first appeared at mid-afternoon yesterday along the river banks. People moving to higher ground were just in time to escape from the flood. Most of the people had to leave their possessions behind. Helped by the army, police, Red Cross Society, the whole town was moved out of danger. They are now housed near the town of Tulang. “Everything possible is being done to help the unfortunate people,” a government official said, “In fact, money, food and clothing have begun to come in from organizations and people. “
According to the latest reports it is still raining heavily at Ternang. The whole town is expected to be totally covered. So far nobody has been reported dead.
1. Jalan Tengku was closed because ______.
A. it had broken up
B. the bridge over it had been washed away
C. it was deeply flooded
D. it was damaged
2. Motorists to the south were advised to ______.
A. return home B. avoid all roads
C. move the higher ground D. travel by Jalan Hisamuddin
3. The flood victims first escaped to ______.
A. the nearby town B. Jalan Hisamuddin
C. higher ground D. Tulang