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[翻译]AS IT IS - Before-and-After Photos From Earthquake in Italy

来源:慢速英语   时间:2016-08-26 08:55:54

This is What’s Trending Today.

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck central Italy on Wednesday. The U.S. Geological Survey says the center of the earthquake was near the town of Norcia.

意大利中部周三发生了一场里氏6.2级地震。美国地质调查局表示,这次地震的震中位于诺尔恰镇附近。

Amatrice and Accumoli were hit especially hard.

阿马特里切镇和阿库莫利镇受创尤为严重。

The mayor of Amatrice said “three-quarters of the town is not there anymore.”

阿马特里切镇长表示,“该镇有四分之三已经不复存在了。”

Hundreds of people died and more were injured in the quake.

这次地震造成数百人遇难,还有更多人受伤。

One woman in Amatrice said “it was one of the most beautiful towns of Italy, and now there’s nothing left.”

阿马特里切一位妇女表示,“这里曾经是意大利最美丽的城镇之一,现在什么都没有了。”

Many people and news organizations posted photos on Facebook and Twitter comparing how the towns looked before and after the earthquake.

很多人和新闻机构在Facebook和Twitter上发布照片对比这些城镇在地震前后的变化。

CNN used a computer animation called a GIF to show how Amatrice changed from one day to the next. The town’s clock tower was the only building still standing.

CNN利用GIF动画展示了阿马特里切前后一天的变化。该镇的钟楼是唯一仍然屹立不倒的建筑。

One person wrote: “Wow! Have mercy, Lord!”

有人写道,“主啊,发发慈悲吧!”

USA Today used both aerial photos and photos from the ground to make a slideshow of before and after images. Some of the images came from Google Maps’ street view.

USA Today使用航拍照片和地面照片做成了地震前后画面的幻灯片。其中一些画面来自于谷歌地图的街景图片。

One person wrote: “my heart goes out to the people.”

有人写道,“我对这些人充满同情!”

Rescue efforts are continuing in Italy. Many were excited to hear the news of a 10-year-old girl being pulled from the rubble after 17 hours.

意大利的救援工作还在继续中。许多人听到在地震17小时后有一名10岁女孩被从废墟中救出来都很兴奋。

“May they find more survivors,” wrote Rose Horowitz.

Rose Horowitz写道,“希望他们能找到更多的幸存者。”

Reacting to the news on Facebook, Randy Bettis wondered if “Mother Nature could give us a little break,” after the earthquake in Italy and floods in the U.S. state of Louisiana.

Randy Bettis对Facebook上的新闻做出回应,他希望在意大利地震和路易斯安那州洪水之后,大自然能够让我们稍息片刻。

And that’s What’s Trending Today.

I’m Dan Friedell.

Words in This Story

magnitude – n. a number that shows the power of an earthquake

animation – n. a way of making a movie by using a series of drawings, computer graphics, or photographs of objects (such as puppets or models) that are slightly different from one another and that when viewed quickly one after another create the appearance of movement

aerial – adj. taken or seen from an airplane