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www.theguardian.com: NSW fires: state faces 'lethal' conditions as temperatures forecast to soar past 40C

Added: 09.12.2019 10:07 | 2 views | 0 comments


RFS commissioner says despite lower wind speed on Tuesday, high temperature and low humidity will make it a ‘difficult day’ with the New South Wales bushfires
NSW is facing a potentially “lethal” cocktail of bushfire conditions with smoke pollution set to smother Sydney and temperatures to soar past 40C.
The Rural Fire Service commissioner, Shane Fitzsimmons, says wind speeds won’t be as high as previous dangerous days, but this will be cancelled out by high temperatures and low humidity.


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www.theguardian.com: New South Wales bushfires turn Sydney beach black with ash – video

Added: 09.12.2019 8:45 | 6 views | 0 comments


A swimmer posted footage over the weekend showing ash from the New South Wales bushfires that has turned Balmoral beach sludgy and black.
The ongoing bushfires in eastern Australia have killed at least six people and destroyed more than 680 homes.

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'Sydney mega fire getting out of control'

Added: 08.12.2019 18:16 | 6 views | 0 comments

Sydney in Australia has been blanketed by thick smoke all week due to bushfires.

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Golf: Local Jones holds firm for second Australian Open title

Added: 08.12.2019 6:04 | 15 views | 0 comments

Sydneysider Matt Jones won his second Australian Open title in four years on Sunday after a two-under-par 69 in the final round proved just enough for a one-shot victory over former major winner Louis Oosthuizen.

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"Mega blaze" Australian bushfires are close to Sydney

Added: 07.12.2019 21:22 | 6 views | 0 comments

"The massive NSW fires are in some cases just too big to put out at the moment," the area's Bureau of Meteorology tweeted.

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Bushfires closing in on areas north of Sydney

Added: 07.12.2019 18:14 | 6 views | 0 comments

More than 100 fires were burning across New South Wales in Australia on Friday. The fires are coming close to major population centers.

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A-League Review: Sydney FC hammer woeful Roar as Wanderers lose in Wellington

Added: 07.12.2019 12:20 | 5 views | 0 comments


Sydney FC surged five points clear atop the A-League as Adam Le Fondre spearheaded a 5-1 thumping of Brisbane Roar on Saturday. Le Fondre notched twice inside the opening 45 minutes and completed his hat-trick near the end to help the champions increase the gap to second-placed Melbourne City. Milos Ninkovic scored in between the ...]

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Mega bushfire near Sydney ‘too big to put out’

Added: 07.12.2019 9:58 | 32 views | 0 comments

Sydney: Australian fire officials warned on Saturday that a mega bushfire raging across a 60 km front north-west of Sydney cannot currently be put out. The Gospers Mountain mega blaze, which is a combination of several fires, across almost 300,000 hectares is just an hour's drive from the...

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Giant fire near Sydney may burn for weeks as people struggle to breathe

Added: 07.12.2019 7:09 | 17 views | 0 comments

A giant bushfire on the edge of Sydney, which has blanketed the city in smoke causing a spike in respiratory illnesses and the cancellation of outdoor sports, will take weeks to control but will not be extinguished without heavy rains, firefighters said.

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www.theguardian.com: Australia fires: blazes 'too big to put out' as 140 bushfires rage in NSW and Queensland

Added: 07.12.2019 6:37 | 66 views | 0 comments


Bureau forecasts heatwave while fire authorities say dozens of fires will burn across Australia for weeks


Dozens of fires will burn across Australia for weeks, fire authorities say, including a “mega-fire”, already the size of greater Sydney, that is too big to put out.
As of Saturday night, more than 100 fires were burning across the state of New South Wales, 18 of which potentially threatened lives and homes. More than 40 were burning across Queensland.

The damage has been so extensive, it’s going to have a major impact on biodiversity.

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