In today's news roundup, Central America struggles to recover from two strong late-season hurricanes, violence rocks Uganda following the arrest of a candidate for president, and the famous Arecibo Observatory will be shut down because of damage.
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Strong cyclones in both the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean have continued to pound countries on both sides of the planet. The Philippines is struggling to recover from Typhoon Goni, and several countries in Central America have been hit by Hurricane Eta.
Strong cyclones in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans have hit land, leaving a trail of damage behind. Vietnam and the Philippines are struggling to recover from Typhoon Molave. In the US, Louisiana and nearby states are still battling Hurricane Zeta.
In today's news roundup, over half a million people are without power in Louisiana after Hurricane Delta hits, the United Nations' World Food Program wins the Nobel Peace Prize, and a stolen scroll worth $3 million gets cut in half.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…the Atlantic has had so many hurricanes this year that a second alphabet is needed to name them, Thailand starts mailing tourists' litter back to them, & and old TV takes out the internet for a whole village.
Hurricane Laura hit Louisiana on Thursday with strong winds and heavy rains. It's the strongest hurricane to hit Louisiana in over 150 years, and has left behind widespread damage. Laura is now weaker, but is still causing damage as it moves on.
Cyclone Harold tore through the tiny Pacific island nation of Vanuatu this week, causing massive destruction. The Category 5 cyclone - the strongest kind - also hit the Solomon Islands, Fiji, and Tonga.
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 powerful storm called Cyclone Idai has hit the African nations of Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. The storm has affected over 1.5 million people and left over 200 people dead.