In today's news roundup, Typhoon Lekima hits China, Chase Bank gives a gift to Canadian credit card customers, Germany thinks about raising taxes on meat, and a man in Spain learns not to throw refrigerators off of cliffs.
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In today's news roundup, California is struck by strong earthquakes, Alaska deals with record high temperatures, Guadalajara, Mexico is hit by a strange hail storm, and the US Air Force accidentally drops 3 fake bombs on Florida.
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.
Unusually heavy rains in Queensland, Australia have caused massive flooding. The government was forced to open the Ross River Dam, flooding up to 20,000 homes.
Strong winds, thunderstorms, and heavy rains have hit Italy, killing at least 10 people. Many areas have lost power and tourist sites have been closed because of flooding.
Hurricane Michael hit Florida on Wednesday with a force much stronger than most people expected. It caused great damage across several states and has now moved north into the Carolinas.
Orange snow has been falling in Russia and other countries in eastern Europe. The strange color of the snow is caused by sand from Africa mixing with snow and rain in the sky.
Serious snow storms are causing big problems all through Europe. The storms have hit the United Kingdom hard. Schools, roads, airports, and businesses have been closed.
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.