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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A massive heat wave swept across Europe last week, breaking historical records. The heat wave has now moved north, cooling off much of Europe, but bringing unusual heat and melting to northern areas.
Heavy rains brought by monsoons are causing flooding and landslides across South Asia. Millions of people have been forced from their homes in Nepal, India, and Bangladesh.
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.
Last Tuesday night, people working at the National Weather Service in San Diego, California were puzzled by a strange shape on their radar screens. The unusual cloud turned out to be a massive swarm of ladybugs.
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.
A huge blast of extremely cold weather has swept into the central and eastern United States from the North Pole, bringing dangerously low temperatures made worse by strong winds.
As Australia struggles with a record-breaking heatwave, people are staying inside and finding ways to stay cool. Animals are not so lucky. Fish and bats seem to be hit the hardest.
A group of scientists from the United Nations have warned that the world must take strong action right away in order to avoid many serious effects of climate change.
Two huge ocean storms that scientists have been tracking for days have finally hit land. Hurricane Florence hit the east coast of the US and Super Typhoon Mangkhut struck the Philippines.