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

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Australians Urged to Evacuate Southeast Coast

Australians Urged to Evacuate Southeast Coast
Residents in the path of wildfires razing southeast Australia were urged to evacuate Thursday if they don’t intend to defend their homes as hot and windy conditions are forecast to escalate the danger over the next two days.

Thursday, January 02, 2020

Seven-day state of emergency declared over Australia fires

Australia fires
Australia has authorised the forced evacuation of residents amid a mass exodus of tourists from fire-ravaged coastal communities, as the country braces for a weekend heatwave expected to fan deadly bushfires.

Wednesday, January 01, 2020

Australia fires: Seven dead, hundreds of homes destroyed

Australia fires
Bushfires raging in eastern Australia have killed at least seven people and destroyed more than 200 properties since Monday, authorities said.

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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