In today's news roundup, Typhoon Hagibis hits Japan, Eliud Kipchoge runs a marathon in less than two hours, and the man who speaks for the president of the Philippines takes 3.5 hours to get to work.
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Hundreds of fires have been burning in Indonesia, clearing rainforests and other areas, and creating clouds of smoke that are affecting not only Indonesia, but Malaysia and Singapore as well.
In today's news roundup, Texas struggles after Tropical Storm Imelda, the Rugby World Cup opens in Japan, a company promotes a chair you can wear, and a high school finds bedbugs in its iPads.
Fire fighters on Australia's east coast are struggling to get several large bushfires under control. Over 100 fires are burning, and the dry, windy conditions have made them extremely difficult to contain.
In today's news roundup, the Bahamas struggles to recover from Hurricane Dorian, Boris Johnson suffers several defeats, a school takes Harry Potter off its shelves because of its "actual" spells, and a man buys the "most expensive beer in history".
Hurricane Dorian pounded the island nation of The Bahamas for nearly two days, causing serious damage. Yesterday, the hurricane's strength lowered slightly, and it finally moved on, heading toward the United States.
A huge fire in a poor area of the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka has left around 10,000 people without a place to live. The fire broke out on Friday and destroyed thousands of homes.
A massive heat wave swept across Europe last week, breaking historical records. The heat wave has now moved north, cooling off much of Europe, but bringing unusual heat and melting to northern areas.
Heavy rains brought by monsoons are causing flooding and landslides across South Asia. Millions of people have been forced from their homes in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.