More than a thousand homes have been lost, with several deaths, with yet the worst summer months of summer, being January and February in the southern hemisphere, yet to unfold at the time of this post.
Military called in to evacuate thousands of people stranded on beaches by Victorian fires ... https://twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/status/ ... 2066843649
People told to evacuate NSW South Coast ... https://www.facebook.com/Fnswrfs/posts/ ... 0291500552
Canberra (ACT) named as currently having worst air pollution in the world as it is surrounded by bushfires ... see attached image.
Image attached of Australian fires today. The worst are in the south-east.
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More than two million acres burned so far (still early in season) compared with 120,000 acres in 2019.
The cause of the fires is a mass of tree death in prior years because of drought.