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# Australia Bushfires

The 2019–20 Australian bushfire season colloquially known as the Black Summer, was a period of unusually intense bushfires in many parts of Australia. Check out this section for curated News, Articles & Videos about 'Australia Bushfires'.

The 2019–20 Australian bushfire season colloquially known as the Black Summer, was a period of unusually intense bushfires in many parts of Australia. Check out this section for curated News, Articles & Videos about 'Australia Bushfires'.

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Australia bushfires spewed as much smoke into stratosphere as ...

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WASHINGTON: The bushfires that ravaged Australia between 2019 and 2020 were so huge that they spewed as much smoke into the stratosphere as a large volcanic eruption, with serious consequences for the environment, according to a study published Th...


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Firefighters in Western Australia get upper hand on several bu...

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MELBOURNE: Firefighters in Western Australia got under control six fires in the state's southwest that authorities said on Sunday (Feb 7) were most likely deliberately lit, while rain helped to contain a weeklong blaze that destroyed 86 homes in t...


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Rainfall expected to ease bushfire in Australia's west

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PERTH: Firefighters battling a devastating bushfire that has destroyed 86 homes on the outskirts of Perth in Western Australia hope heavy rain forecast over the weekend will help douse the flames, state authorities said on Saturday (Feb 6). Thous...


Strong winds fuel bushfires in Western Australia

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Fierce winds are fuelling raging bushfires in Western Australia. More than 80 homes have been destroyed in the Perth Hills region. Firefighting aircraft have been grounded because of the winds, leaving it to ground crews to put out the flames. Su...


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Firefighters hold off bushfire near Australia's Perth

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A mammoth effort by Australian firefighters saved homes from an out-of-control bushfire near Perth overnight, authorities said Thursday, but warned strong winds and rough terrain posed an ongoing challen...


Australia bushfire destroys at least 71 homes

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Thousands of people have been urged to leave their homes in Perth as strong winds fan a bushfire that has already destroyed at least 71 homes. People in danger have been told to ignore a new coronavirus lockdown in the city and evacuate immediatel...


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Australia Tells Thousands To Leave Homes As Bushfire Threatens...

Strong winds threatening to fan a bushfire prompted Australia on Wednesday to urge thousands of people to leave their homes in the provincial capital of Perth, complicating a lockdown after the state...


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First came Covid lockdown. Now a bushfire is forcing these Aus...

The state of Western Australia is facing an "unprecedented situation" as it battles a raging wildfire while millions of residents are under coronavirus lockdown, the state's premier Mark McGowan said in a media briefing Wednesd...


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Perth: Helicopter footage shows Australian bushfire rage near ...

A bushfire just outside of Perth has destroyed dozens of homes as the city remains in Covid lockdo...


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Perth: Bushfire threatens locked-down Australian city

A large blaze is racing towards Perth as the state capital remains in a snap coronavirus lockdo...


Firefighters battle bushfire rages In South Australia

Footage from inside fire engine show firefighters battling a bushfire near Cherry Gardens in the suburb of Adelaide, South Australia on 24 January. Firefighting continued overnight with reports of multiple ignition points. Some brief respite wa...


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Heatwave sweeps Australian cities and raises bushfire danger

A bushfire casts smoke over Adelaide as other parts of Australia face their worst fire risk in a ye...


Australia bushfire: Fraser Island residents told to leave imme...

Firefighters are battling to keep a large bushfire which has come within 700 metres of a small township on an Australian holiday island at bay. Dozens of residents of Happy Valley were earlier urged to evacuate as the blaze raged east across Fras...


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Australia's Bushfires Killed Or Harmed More Than 60,000 Koalas...

More than 60,000 koalas were killed, injured or displaced in Australian bushfires last summer, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) has estimated, in what it called a deeply disturbing number for a...