A large water-bombing plane crashed while fighting fires southwest of Sydney on Thursday, killing all three US crew on board, Australian officials said.
Thunderstorms and giant hail battered parts of Australia’s east coast on Monday after “apocalyptic” dust storms swept across drought-stricken areas, as extreme weather patterns collided in the bushfire-fatigued country.
True, climate change cannot start a wildfire, or any fire for that matter. But the effects of climate change can exacerbate bushfires.
Firefighters say they had finally brought their largest “megablaze” under control.
Cambodians living in Australia declare they do not want their country to fall into war.
Bushfires flared in southern Australia on Thursday as a heatwave expected to bring renewed misery set in, and officials warned some areas are “just at the beginning” of the devastating crisis.
Smoke from bushfires raging across Australia reached Brazil on Tuesday, an arm of the National Institute for Space Research said on Twitter.
Nathan Lyon captured five for 50 and 10 match wickets as Australia crushed New Zealand by 279 runs on Monday, capping a golden domestic summer as they swept the three-Test series.
Reserve troops fanned out across fire-ravaged regions in three Australian states on Monday after a horror weekend, as the government pledged $1.4 billion over two years to help recover from the devastating months-long crisis.
Stunned Australians on Sunday counted the cost from a day of catastrophic bushfires that caused “extensive damage” across swathes of the country and took the death toll from the long-running crisis to 24.
Australia orders evacuation of residents from fire-ravaged coastal communities.
Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were forced to flee to beaches in fire-ravaged southeast Australia on Tuesday, as blazes ripped through popular tourist areas leaving no escape by land.
Fire threatens three Melbourne suburbs, with residents warned it was too late to flee.
Five people were taken to the hospital as a result of the incident with paramedics treating seven more at the scene.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison visited firefighters battling Australia’s bushfire crisis on Sunday, as he apologised for a Hawaiian holiday that ended early after public outrage.
Australia this week experienced its hottest day on record and the heatwave is expected to worsen, exacerbating an already unprecedented bushfire season, authorities said Wednesday.
Australia’s gov’t announces a new taskforce to monitor the actions of tech giants.
PM is still willing to accept refugees waiting in line to enter Australia, despite the expiration of an agreement last year.
+70 students to get full scholarships to study in Australia and New Zealand next year.
Corcoran: Australia is committed to continue aiding the Kingdom’s development.
A volunteer firefighter allegedly lit seven blazes before returning to extinguish them.
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Australia’s Prime Minister on Thursday denied his climate policies had caused unprecedented bushfires ravaging the country and insisted his government was doing enough to tackle global warming.
With no end in sight to the current drought, the Australian city of Sydney and surrounding regions will face strict new rules regarding water usage, New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced on Thursday.
An Australian man has been accused of deliberately lighting a fire to protect his cannabis crop, sparking an out-of-control bushfire as blazes rage along the country’s east coast.
Unprecedented bushfires in eastern Australia have turbocharged demands the country’s conservative government do more to tackle climate change, and have rekindled an ideological fight over the science behind the blazes.
Australians on Wednesday began sifting through the ashes of hundreds of bushfires that have ravaged the country, relieved that their worst fears were unrealised – but wary of a long and brutal summer ahead.
Firefighters fan out across eastern Australia as a “catastrophic” fire is expected.
Australia announces a large aid package to help drought-parched communities.
Police in part of Australia were given shoot-to-kill powers on Monday, to stop drivers who deliberately plough into pedestrians.