Angela Hernandez was very lucky. When her car fell off a cliff into the ocean, Ms. Hernandez didn't die. But she was trapped for a week before she was saved.
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Very, very heavy rains have caused huge floods and landslides in Japan. Over 110 people have been killed and millions have had to leave their homes.
On Sunday, a volcano in Guatemala erupted, sending burning clouds of gas and rock down below. About 100 people died and 300 were hurt. Around 200 people are still missing.
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is still erupting. It has burned over 80 buildings, closed a power station, and forced more people to leave their homes.
On Sunday, some people in Florida got a message warning them about a power outage and a zombie attack. Luckily, that was only half true.
Hawaii's Kilauea volcano erupted on Thursday, followed by a big earthquake on Friday. Lava has been shooting out of cracks in the ground in an area where many people live.
Countries around the world are having a hard time dealing with water shortages. Here's a look at recent problems in South Africa, Mozambique, and Iran.
People on the island of Puerto Rico have had trouble with electricity for months. Recently things have gotten worse. The electricity has gone out twice in less than a week.
A bushfire burned about ten square miles of land near Sydney this weekend. Hot weather and strong winds made the fire worse, but it is almost under control now.
A large oil spill near the Indonesian city of Balikpapan has killed at least 5 people and made hundreds of others sick. The oil has spread over 50 square miles.