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Australians flee to beaches to escape town fires ... https://www.news.com.au/technology/envi ... 36148934be
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In Australia, a humanitarian crisis unfolds as fuel and food supplies are cut off by fires in Victoria and NSW in Dec/Jan 2019/20.

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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California looks set to burn with record February dryness ... https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/202 ... ack-sierra
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Unprecedented Siberian wildfire spread with heatwave ... https://www.independent.co.uk/news/worl ... 90051.html
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California fire record breaks early in season ... https://edition.cnn.com/2020/09/05/us/c ... index.html
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Stark facts of California's 2020 fire disaster ... https://twitter.com/CAL_FIRE/status/1303466388317634560

More than two million acres burned so far (still early in season) compared with 120,000 acres in 2019.
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Wikipedia summary of the western USA 2020 fire season so far, breaking all records, and it's still early in the season ... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2020_West ... _wildfires

The cause of the fires is a mass of tree death in prior years because of drought.
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