India floods: rescuers search for survivors among mud and debris
Rescuers in India combed through mud and debris on Saturday in a desperate search for survivors as the death toll from heavy monsoon rains climbed to 115, with nearly 90,000 people evacuated.
comb (v.) 仔細搜尋
debris (n.) 碎片、殘骸
desperate (adj.) 拼命的、急切的
monsoon (n.) 雨季
Torrential downpours have lashed India’s western coast in recent days, leaving dozens missing near the financial capital of Mumbai and causing the worst floods in decades in the resort state of Goa.
torrential (adj.) 傾瀉似的、如注的
downpour (n.) 暴雨
lash (v.) 猛擊
resort (n.) 度假勝地
Thousands protest lockdown in Sydney, several arrested
Thousands of people took to the streets of Sydney and other Australian cities on Saturday to protest lockdown restrictions amid another surge in cases, and police made several arrests after crowds broke through barriers and threw plastic bottles and plants.
surge (n.) 驟升
barrier (n.) 障礙物、屏障
There was a heavy police presence in Sydney, including mounted police and riot officers in response to what authorities said was unauthorized protest activity. Police confirmed a number of arrests had been made after objects were thrown at officers.
a heavy/strong police presence 大批警力
mounted police (n.) 騎警（騎馬執行任務）
riot officer (n.) 防暴警察
New South Wales Police said it recognized and supported the rights of free speech and peaceful assembly, but the protest was a breach of public health orders.
assembly (n.) 集會
a breach of sth 違反⋯