Situational awareness: The Seattle Times is reporting that the FBI has joined the criminal investigation into the FAA certification process that approved the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.
An aerial view shows the flooded plain surrounding Beira, central Mozambique. Photo: Adrien Barbier/AFP/Getty Images
Cyclone Idai's landfall on southeast Africa has created "the worst humanitarian crisis in Mozambique's history," says the emergency operations manager for the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
The big picture: Idai could also become one of the worst weather disasters ever to strike the Southern Hemisphere, Axios science editor Andrew Freedman notes.
What's next: "Once the flood waters recede and search-and-rescue operations end, the storm will likely lead to food shortages for months or years in a region where a high portion of the population are subsistence farmers," NPR reports.
Homes and businesses are surrounded by floodwater in Hamburg, Iowa.
"Labrador retrievers aren’t letting go of their hold on U.S. dog lovers, but German shorthaired pointers are tugging on the top ranks of doggy popularity, according to new American Kennel Club data," AP reports.