"Australia's certainly one of the most flammable continents," says Geoff Cary, an associate professor of bushfire
science at the Australian National University.
The largest bushfire
is about 50km long and has burnt through
Cashew farmers in the Techiman North District of Brong-Ahafo Region at the weekend, expressed worry over recurring bushfire
outbreaks in the area, which is causing great havoc to their economic activities.
Fabish: the horse that braved the bushfire
is a heartfelt and moving picture book with a powerful message.
season will not be over for a while yet and we are already seeing more fires start up across the country," he said.
An major bushfire
in western Australia destroyed nearly 100 homes and left three people unaccounted for as it tore through a small rural town south of Perth, emergency officials said on Friday.
SYDNEY, Rabi'I 28, 1437, Jan 8, 2016, SPA -- A bushfire
destroyed nearly 100 homes in western Australia as it swept through countryside south of Perth, but there were no casualties reported after emergency officials and local media said on Friday that three missing people had been found safe, Reuters reported.
Sydney: Australia experienced its third-hottest year on record in 2014, paving the way for an early start to the bushfire
season, scientists said on Tuesday as hundreds of firefighters battled blazes in three states.
NNA - More than 30 homes are feared destroyed as firefighters battle an out-of-control bushfire
in the state of South Australia, with officials warning Sunday that lives are in danger even as weather conditions improve.
A body was found in the Grampians National Park in Victoria's Grampians region, 235 km west of Melbourne, the person died as a result of bushfire
, according to local police.
The number of bushfire
focus in Brazil has grown tenfold in the last 10 years, from slightly more than 100,000 in 2000, peaking to around one million in 2007, with a total of 5.9 million focus observed in the 10 year period from 2000 to 2009 (Ciencia e Technologia e Meio Ambiente, 2010).