Huge naturbrand near Sydney could take weeks to extinguish

Around 2000 firefighters are struggling to keep the many fires in chess over the whole of the state of New South Wales. It can last for several weeks, before

Huge naturbrand near Sydney could take weeks to extinguish

Around 2000 firefighters are struggling to keep the many fires in chess over the whole of the state of New South Wales.

It can last for several weeks, before a huge fire near Sydney is off.

It shall notify the brandmyndighederne according to the news agency Reuters.

the Smoke has in recent weeks been lying like a duvet over Sydney, Australia's largest city, where outdoor activities are being cancelled in a row due to the hazardous air quality.

Nearly 100 fires ravaging the state of New South Wales, and over 680 homes have been destroyed in eastern Australia, according to authorities. At least four people have died, according to Reuters.

In the areas north of Sydney melted several large fires Friday together into a "megabrand", which covers about 3350 square kilometers. It is a bit larger than the island of Funen.

the Consequences of the do australians live with for a good while yet.

The fires it will take a long time to turn off - and only when we get good rain, wrote the New South Wales fire authorities Friday in a message, according to Reuters.

Saturday local time løjede the wind a bit around Sydney.

But who is waiting for "another hard day" shall notify the state brandkommissær, Shane Fitzsimmons, according to Sky News.

- People are nervous about, and it is the good law, says brandinspektør Phil Koperberg, according to The Sydney Herald Morning.

He warns that with more drought and heat on the way, so "we have not yet seen the worst of it".

An australian klimarapport, which was published this week, warns that the summer months - which in Australia lasts from december to February can bring "a terrible trio of heat waves, droughts and bushbrande" with him.

The bleak outlook has, according to The Guardian created a widespread fear that Australia this summer is at an ominous rate, which is far from the classical notion of beach and sun.

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Updated Date: 07 December 2019, 05:00

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