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Australia deploys military to help contain bushfire

Australian military aircraft and vessels will be deployed to help emergency services in bushfire ravaged states of New South Wales (NSW) and Victoria. Thousands of people fled to beaches in the south-eastern states on Tuesday as emergency-level fires spread. In Mallacoota, Victoria, about 4,000 people sought shelter on the coast. Two more people have been […]

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120 bush and grass fires burning across New South Wales

More than 100 fires, including three emergency level bushfires, are burning across New South Wales until Monday evening. “There are nearly 120 bush and grass fires burning across the state and around 70 are not yet contained,” the New South Wales Rural Fire Service said in a tweet. Earlier the Gospers Mountain Fire in the […]

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Australia bushfires: No rains expected for next 3 months

As firefighters battle the bushfires weather forecasters on Thursday showed no substantial rain for at least three months. Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said there is just a 25% chance that the country’s east coast will receive average rainfall between Dec. 1 and Feb. 28. The dry conditions will increase temperatures without rainfall and also […]

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Uncontrollable bushfires continue raging in Australia

A cataclysmic bushfire is threatening Australia’s largest city, Sydney and its surrounding areas. Thousands of vulnerable residents are being asked to leave and seek shelter in shopping centres. Three people were reported dead and some 200 homes were lost in the bushfires. Close to 1,300 firefighters were continuing to battle blazes across two state, New […]

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Hundreds of Koala’s feared dead as bushfires sweep New South Wales

Hundreds of koalas are feared to have died in an Australian bushfire, animal rescuers say. The blaze burnt through 2,000 hectares of bush containing a prime koala breeding ground in New South Wales, around 250 miles north of Sydney. Rescuers said the deaths were particularly tragic as the koalas were of stronger breeds, with one […]

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20 Kangaroos killed in hit-and-run spree in Australia’s Tura Beach

As many as 20 kangaroos are believed to have been run over by a vehicle in a mass slaughter in the Australian state of New South Wales. Among the dead were also joeys — baby kangaroos — on late saturday night in rural Tura Beach, on the state’s South Coast. Many of the animals were […]