Showing posts with label bushfires. Show all posts
Showing posts with label bushfires. Show all posts

Friday, February 05, 2016

Record 5-day heatwave tipped for Australia's west, sparking bushfire fears

Australia's west is set to swelter through a record-breaking heatwave over the next five days as temperatures are not expected to fall below 39 degrees Celsius, sparking fears of more destructive bushfires.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Australian bushfires gravest crisis to world heritage forests

Bushfires engulfing Australian Tasmania could have detrimental long-term effects on the state's unique world heritage forests, according to conservationists.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Australia fire authorities on high alert amid 40 degree heatwave tipping for this weekend

The Australian city of Melbourne is bracing for its hottest December day in five years, with the mercury tipped to climb as high as 40 degrees Celsius at the weekend, heightening fears of a more damaging bushfires.

Friday, October 09, 2015

Record-breaking heat fuels early bushfires in Australia

Record-breaking heat exacerbated by climate change has fueled an early outbreak of bushfires in Australia, the Climate Council said Friday.

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