Australians urged to 'leave early' in face of new bushfire threat
Residents of Victoria state's fire-ravaged east were urged to leave before another heatwave raises the bushfire danger Friday.
Authorities said temperatures of more than 40 Celsius, strong winds, thunderstorms and a wind change moving across the state meant Monday would be one of the most significant fire weather days in Victoria’s history.8 days ago
On Wednesday, attention shifted from the east coast to South Australia state, where officials lifted the fire danger warning to “catastrophic”, with temperatures poised to hit 42°C and strong winds also forecast.48 days ago
Australia is enduring its worst-ever bushfire crisis, with officials describing it as ‘catastrophic’.68 days ago
New South Wales premier Gladys Berejiklian also said seven people were unaccounted for, as firefighters tried to contain dozens of out-of-control blazes.59 days ago