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|www.theguardian.com: Western Australia bushfire emergency continues as Sydney suffers a smoky Sunday|
Added: 15.12.2019 3:52 | 7 views | 0 comments
Towns north of Perth threatened by out-of-control blazes as mercury set to hit 40C for third day, and 111 fires continue to burn in NSW
Thousands of properties have been saved from a bushfire raging out-of-control north of Perth but authorities say the threat isn’t over.
On Sunday the Yanchep blaze remained at an emergency warning after firefighters protected about 6,000 homes from the near-12,000 hectare blaze burning since Wednesday.
|Lebanon crisis: Dozens hurt as police and protesters clash in Beirut|
Added: 15.12.2019 3:16 | 8 views | 0 comments
Riot police fire tear gas and rubber bullets as anti-government protests continue in Lebanon.
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|www.theguardian.com: Sydney's drinking water could be polluted by bushfire ash in Warragamba Dam catchment, expert says|
Added: 15.12.2019 1:18 | 19 views | 0 comments
Large deposits of sediment and ash in reservoir which supplies 80% of the city’s drinking water creates ‘serious situation’
Sydney’s drinking water supply is at risk of the same “worst-case scenario” facing some New South Wales regional communities, where large amounts of bushfire ash has been swept into dams by heavy rainfall, a water expert has warned.
Stuart Khan, a water quality security expert and environmental engineer from the University of NSW, said recent bushfires had left large deposits of ash in the Warragamba Dam catchment, which supplies 80% of the city’s drinking water.
|Fire at new Rangers stadium quickly extinguished|
Added: 15.12.2019 0:51 | 15 views | 0 comments
A fire that started Saturday afternoon inside Globe Life Field, the new Texas Rangers ballpark set to open in 2020, was out within a half-hour, according to the fire department in Arlington, Texas.
|Fire Breaks Out at New Texas Rangers Stadium|
Added: 15.12.2019 0:47 | 19 views | 0 comments
The blaze was quickly contained and there were no injuries reported, a fire official said.
|Security forces fire tear gas, dozens wounded in Beirut protest|
Added: 14.12.2019 22:32 | 12 views | 0 comments
Security forces fired tear gas and rubber bullets at Lebanese protesters in central Beirut on Saturday in clashes that went on into the night and wounded dozens of people.
|Security forces fire tear gas, rubber bullets in Beirut protest|
Added: 14.12.2019 22:16 | 13 views | 0 comments
Security forces on Saturday fired tear gas and rubber bullets at protesters in Beirut, some of whom tried to break into a barricaded central district of Lebanon's capital.
|www.theguardian.com: Western Australia bushfire emergency continues as Sydney braces for a smoky Sunday|
Added: 14.12.2019 21:51 | 33 views | 0 comments
Towns north of Perth threatened by out-of-control blazes as mercury set to hit 40C, and 111 fires continue to burn in NSW
More than 6,000 homes have been saved but an emergency warning remains in place for a bushfire raging out of control north of Perth.
On Sunday morning the blaze had already destroyed almost 12,000 hectares with about 400 firefighters battling to bring it under control.
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