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.
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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.
Thousands of people in Papua New Guinea need help after last Monday's earthquake, which killed over 50 people. Many more people are in danger now because they need food, water, and other supplies.
Strong storms and heavy rains have hit many central US states. The rains have caused the worst floods the area has had in over 20 years.
A volcano in Indonesia called Mount Sinabung erupted on Monday. It shot ash and smoke into the sky over 3 miles high.
On Sunday, an airplane crashed into a mountain in Iran. Aseman Airlines, the airline that owned the plane, thinks that all 65 people who were on the plane died.