According to ecologist Chris Dickman, from Sydney University, nearly 500 million birds, reptiles and mammals are likely to have perished in New South Wales alone.
As of this writing, 24 deaths have been reported nationwide as a result of Australia's bushfires, with many people reported missing. According to Reuters, since September over 1,500 homes have been destroyed and more than 13 million acres of land burnt. Thousands of firefighters are on the scene, and other countries, including the U.S., are sending reinforcements. NBC4 News reported that 20 firefighters from the Angeles National Forest Service are headed to Australia on Monday afternoon, joining...
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“It is too late to leave. Seek shelter as the fire approaches.” That was the advice for residents in parts of New South Wales, Australia’s most populous state, as bushfires raged out of control amid record temperatures Saturday. By midnight, seven fires were at the “emergency” level, down from a peak of 13, as 155
New South Wales Rural Fire Service Deputy Commissioner Rob Rogers warned the fires could move "frighteningly quick."
Telecommunication outages have also been reported in New South Wales, cutting people off from emergency alerts.
Fire danger warnings have been issued for New South Wales and Western Australia by the Bureau of Meteorology for tomorrow.
Western Australia and New South Wales could be hit by severe weather across the week
Officials across three states braced for what they feared could be the worst day yet of Australia’s disastrous fire season.
Northerly winds will shift and become northeasterly Santa Ana winds on Monday morning
Almost 140 fires were burning overnight as NSW braces for a day authorities have said will be a success if no lives are lost.