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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Australia readies as renewed bushfire threat looms, economic costs soar

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian firefighters used cool weather on Tuesday to try to strengthen containment lines around almost 200 wildfires

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New bushfire flares in southeast Australia as damage assessment begins

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A dangerous fire flared up in southeastern Australia on Sunday even as cooler conditions elsewhere allowed authorities

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Twelve dead, several missing as Australia counts the cost of devastating bushfires

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A third person was confirmed dead on Wednesday in devastating bushfires that engulfed Australia’s southeast coast this

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Australian PM defends climate policies as cooler weather helps firefighters

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Fire conditions eased on some of the major fronts burning across Australia on Sunday after a cool

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Bushfires hit emergency level on Sydney’s outskirts; one dead in South Australia

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Catastrophic conditions fueled massive bushfires across Australia’s New South Wales state on Saturday, with three blazes around

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Australian leader curtails holiday as firefighters killed in huge blazes

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued a rare public apology as he cut short a Hawaiian vacation

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Australian boy, 12, drives brother’s truck to flee fires with dog

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A 12-year-old boy in Australia and his dog have escaped a fire that was lapping his family’s

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