Bushfires in Australia: What ignited the deadly crisis
Australia is on fire and it’s bigger than you think twelve-point thirty-five
a million acres of land have been burnt by bush fire so far that’s almost twice
the size of Belgium and three times more land in the twenty eighteen
California fires And Brazil’s twenty nineteen. Amazon fire combined flames have reportedly reached seventy meters high that’s taller than the Sydney Opera House.
At least nineteen people have been killed and more than fourteen hundred
homes have been destroyed residents and tourists have been forced to
relocate just get out while we can nearly five hundred million animals have died in New South Wales alone.
The fires are just in one location their raging everywhere. Across the country.
So what ignited this deadly crisis while bush fire season is nothing new in
Australia but this summer has been one of the hottest and driest in the
country’s history since September the combination of drought
unprecedented heatwaves and strong gusty winds have created a recipe for
disaster is fire conditions on top of that the smoke from bush fires generates
its own weather sparking thunderstorms and lightning and strong winds
which create even more wildfires scientists have been predicting such
extreme weather for years morning that bush fires will become even more
frequent as climate change worsens although the weather has cooled
slightly in parts of Australia authorities say within months of summer left the worst. Is yet to come.
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