Welcome to Tiny Bytes, a look at some of today’s news for little minds
Hurricane Irma to hit the Caribbean
Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, churned across northern Caribbean islands on Wednesday with a catastrophic mix of fierce winds, surf and rain, en route to a possible Florida landfall at the weekend.
Clouded Leopard trapped in Mizoram
A clouded leopard had been running amok in a village called Kepran in Mizoram, spreading terror over the last year. It’s said to have killed hundreds of domestic animals. It has now been caught, and will be likely to be sent to a zoo or wildlife sanctuary.
Venus Williams makes 23rd Grand Slam semis
The 37 year old American beat Petro Kvitova 6-3 3-6 7-6 (7-2) in a thrilling three set tie breaker match at the US Open.
The most beautiful country
Scotland has been voted the world’s most beautiful country thanks to its wild beaches, deep lochs and craggy castles. Canada was voted the second most beautiful country in the world, and New Zealand third.
Well, that’s it for today, kids. Thank you for listening in. Remember it’s so important to know what’s going on in the world around you.