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Al Jazeera 9 Nov 2019

'Uncharted territory' as bushfires rage across Australia's east


Bushfires are burning across Australia's drought-stricken east coast, killing two people and injuring at least 30.
The flames are being fanned by strong winds, destroying more than 150 homes.

Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas reports from Sydney.

Firefighters in the Australian state of New South Wales say they are in "uncharted territory", with more than a dozen bushfires posing a severe risk.
There are reports of people being trapped in their homes.
Al Jazeera's Victoria Gatenby reports.
Wildfires razing Australia's drought-stricken east coast have left three people dead, several missing and dozens injured, with over 150 homes destroyed, officials said Saturday.
Hundreds of fire-fighters battled raging bushfires in Australia on Saturday, March 2, which have forced residents to evacuate.
Lightning strikes sparked at least 100 fires across the state of Victoria over the last 24 hours and emergency warnings were issued when two of the fires joined together to form one large blaze at Bunyip State Park, about 100 kilometres south east of Melbourne, officials said.(REUTERS)
Support from across the country drafted in to battle blaze on Island of Evia as temperatures soar and winds fan flames.…

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