Australian authorities have warned for the first time ever in the Sydney area catastrophic piece of the possibility. It is a mountain - and bush fires given the dangerous level of the threat forecast. It means that, for example, houses are designed to withstand this level of cuts, writes for The Guardian (you move to another service).
according to the Authorities in the Greater Sydney area is predicted for Tuesday with high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity.firefighting planes dropped red fire retardant fluid fire over Harrington city in New South Wales in Australia.EPA / Shane Chalker
during the Weekend at least three people have died and thousands have had to evacuate to the increasingly widespread of bushfires due to. Thousands of residents in queensland were forced to spend the night in temporary accommodation. At least 150 houses have been destroyed in fires. On Sunday in New South Wales and queensland was more than a hundred simultaneous bushfires.
Australian prime minister Scott Morrison said yesterday Saturday that soldiers might be sent to help 1 300 firefighters who are fighting fires against the two states.
conditions continue to be difficult, if not even worst than we experienced on Friday. The fire spread wider and wider areas and also pose a threat to large population centers, such as Sydney, warned the New South Wales fire authority, the BBC (you move to another service)according.
even Though wildfires are an annual nuisance in Australia, not the worst wildfire season hasn't even started yet. Experts believe that the most difficult is still to come: climate change fuelled by pätsimäiset temperatures, strong winds and parched terrain are a deadly combination.
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