Southeast Australia has been struggling as it faces its third year of flooding in a row. Thousands of homes have been flooded or cut off by flood waters. Because the ground is already soaked, and more rain is on the way, more flooding is expected.
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Severe Weather in South Korea, the US, and Pakistan
Extreme weather is causing serious problems in countries around the world. Today, NewsForKids.net looks at Typhoon Hinnamnor's effects on South Korea, extreme heat in the western United States, and Pakistan's efforts to keep its largest lake from overflowing.
Flooding across Pakistan caused by monsoon rains has killed over 1,000 people and forced more than 33 million people from their homes. The government has declared a national emergency and asked for help from other countries.
People in Bangladesh and India are struggling as they face serious flooding caused by early heavy rains. The floods have covered roads, bridges, and entire villages. Millions of people have been left isolated by the flood waters.
Eastern Australia has been pounded by record-setting rainfall for over a week. The floods caused by the rain have forced tens of thousands of people from their homes. In recent days, many people have been rescued from their roofs as waters kept rising.
If you feel like the weather near you has been pretty bad recently, you're not alone. Worldwide, many areas have been hit by bad weather like blizzards, flooding, and serious storms. Today NFK takes a look at recent weather challenges around the world.
News Roundup: Sudan Protests, Northwest Floods, & Egypt Scorpions
In today's news roundup, Sudan's military cracks down on people protesting against the recent coup, northwest Canada & US struggle to recover from widespread flooding, and heavy rains in southern Egypt lead to over 500 people being stung by scorpions.
News Roundup: Oil Spill, Monsoon Floods, & a Splashdown
In today's news roundup, an oil spill caused by a ship running aground has led Mauritius to declare an emergency, extreme monsoon rains leave much of Mumbai, India flooded, and astronauts return to Earth in NASA's first splashdown in 45 years.
On Monday, Indonesian President Joko Widodo announced plans for moving the country's capital from Jakarta to the island of Borneo. The move is meant to solve several big problems, but it will be very expensive.
Floods have forced thousands of people in Eastern Canada to leave their homes. The cities of Ottawa and Montreal have declared an emergency, and Canada's army has been called in to help.
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.