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June 2019 Current Events: Disaster News

Updated June 7, 2019 | Infoplease Staff

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The world is a very busy place, and it's hard to stay on top of everything. Infoplease has got you covered. Here are the world news events you need to know so far for June 2019:

  1. Landslides in Uganda Kill 5
  2. Storm Miguel Hits France
  3. Heatwave in West Coast
  4. Cyclone Vayu Hits India
  5. Earthquake Strikes China
  6. France Heatwave Continues

Landslides in Uganda Kill 5

Uganda Landslides

On June 5, at least five people died after heavy rains led to landslides in Uganda. There are dozens of people missing and rain is expected to get worse. (Reuters)

Photo Source: AP Photo/ Ronald Kabuubi

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Storm Miguel Hits France

Storm Miguel

On June 7, Storm Miguel, an unusual storm at this time, hit France. As rescue boats went out in the water, the storm struck again, killing 3 crew members. No other deaths have been reported thus far. (BBC)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Virginia Mayo

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Heatwave in West Coast

West Coast Heatwave

On June 10, wildfires are creating a potential record-breaking heatwave on the West Coat. Many cities are expected to go into the triple digits. (CNN)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Ariel Schalit

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Cyclone Vayu Hits India

Cyclone Vayu

On June 15, Cyclone Vayu made way towards parts of India. Experts are predicting that the intensity will decrease as the cyclone rages on. (CNN)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Ajit Solanki

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Earthquake Strikes China

China Earthquake

On June 17, the eleventh person died after two earthquakes struck southwestern China. Over 122 people were injured. Rescuers are still searching the rubble. (Reuters)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Andy Wong

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France Heatwave Continues

France Heatwave

On June 26, some schools in France closed due to the ongoing heatwave. The heatwave is expected to reach 113 degrees Fahrenheit. The schools that shut down lack sufficient air conditioning for this level of heat. (BBC)

Photo Source: AP Photo/Jacques Brinon

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