Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia’s coasts

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing

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Heavy rains dampen fires in Australia’s Queensland state, cause flooding

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s bushfire-stricken state of Queensland saw heavy rainfalls on Sunday dampening some of the fires that have

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Australia mourns U.S. firefighters as probe into plane crash begins

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Firefighters in Australia held a minute’s silence on Friday for three U.S. colleagues killed in a plane

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Australian air tanker feared crashed while fighting bushfires

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Helicopters were searching on Thursday for a C-130 Hercules air tanker feared to have crashed while fighting

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Australian government to aid tourism industry as bushfires recede

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The Australian government said on Sunday it will financially aid the country’s tourism sector that’s been badly

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Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Thunderstorms lashed parts of Australia’s east coast early on Saturday, causing road closures and flash flooding, but

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