Posted by: Sandy Steinman | January 2, 2020

Thousands Flee Fires in Australia as States Warn Crisis Will Worsen 

The New York Times reports

“It’s going to be a blast furnace,” one official said, after predictions that next few days would be the worst yet in an already catastrophic fire season.

All along the southeastern coast of Australia, tens of thousands of people abandoned their homes on Thursday after the authorities called for evacuations, warning that the massive fires headed their way this weekend might be the worst yet in an already catastrophic season.

Read full story at Thousands Flee Fires in Australia as States Warn Crisis Will Worsen – The New York Times


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