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Extreme Summer Down Under

Fires Rage in Victoria
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Fires Rage in Victoria

At least 380 small and large fires burned in the Australian state in the first week of March.

Published Mar 7, 2019

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Dusty, Smoky Skies in Australia
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Dusty, Smoky Skies in Australia

The dust reddened the skies over Sydney and turned air quality hazardous over parts of New South Wales.

Published Feb 13, 2019

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Summer Floods in Australia
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Summer Floods in Australia

Weeks of rainfall pounded Queensland in January and February 2019, causing destructive flooding in the region.

Published Feb 11, 2019

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Fires Burn in Parched New Zealand
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Fires Burn in Parched New Zealand

Wildfires near the city of Nelson burned amid a hot, dry summer.

Published Feb 11, 2019

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Blistering Summer in Australia
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Blistering Summer in Australia

A series of heatwaves has been breaking temperature records across the nation.

Published Jan 31, 2019

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Fortnight Fires in Tasmania
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Fortnight Fires in Tasmania

Smoke is visible as far away as New Zealand.

Published Jan 28, 2019

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Unusual Heat Fuels Fires in Queensland
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Unusual Heat Fuels Fires in Queensland

Dozens of fires raged in northeastern Australia during the last week of November.

Published Nov 27, 2018

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