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Dublin: 19 °C Thursday 28 May, 2020

#Bushfires

From The42 'People are saying ‘Wake me up when it’s 2021'' - Colin O'Riordan's strange season in Sydney Life Down Under

'People are saying ‘Wake me up when it’s 2021'' - Colin O'Riordan's strange season in Sydney

The Tipperary native and his Sydney Swans team-mates have had plenty to contend with this year.

From TheJournal.ie 'It may become uncontrollable': State of emergency in Canberra as bushfires close in Australia

'It may become uncontrollable': State of emergency in Canberra as bushfires close in

Authorities also warned of so-called ember attacks, where winds blow glowing ash ahead of the fire front.

From TheJournal.ie Australian prime minister considers public inquiry into bushfires as death toll rises Scott Morrison

Australian prime minister considers public inquiry into bushfires as death toll rises

At least 27 people have now been killed in the months-long crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Australian wildfires: new evacuation notices issued as area the size of Ireland now scorched by blazes Bushfires

Australian wildfires: new evacuation notices issued as area the size of Ireland now scorched by blazes

Searing temperatures are expected to return to the southeast of the country tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires Wildfires

Australia to pay ‘whatever it takes’ to deal with wildfires

At least 25 people have been killed and 2,000 homes destroyed by the blazes.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of koalas 'key to future of species' feared dead after bushfires sweep Australian sanctuary Kangaroo Island

Thousands of koalas 'key to future of species' feared dead after bushfires sweep Australian sanctuary

The fires have flared up in the southeast of the country in a months-long crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Australian prime minister confronted by angry residents on visit to wildfire-ravaged town Scott Morrison

Australian prime minister confronted by angry residents on visit to wildfire-ravaged town

Since the fires began burning 18 people have died.

From TheJournal.ie Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises New South Wales

Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises

Blazes have killed at least 17 people and destroyed more than 1,000 homes.

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires Australia's Burning

Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires

The death toll from more than three months of wildfires in multiple states now stands at 12.

From TheJournal.ie Australian PM says volunteer firefighters from public sector will get paid leave Wildfires

Australian PM says volunteer firefighters from public sector will get paid leave

Nine people have been killed and more than 950 homes destroyed in the wildfires.

From TheJournal.ie Australia's PM rules out cuts to coal industry despite deadly bushfires over area the size of Belgium Scott Morrison This post contains videos

Australia's PM rules out cuts to coal industry despite deadly bushfires over area the size of Belgium

Scott Morrison’s says his country’s response to climate change must be ‘responsible’.

From TheJournal.ie Australian PM under pressure over Hawaii holiday while country battled extreme bushfires Crisis

Australian PM under pressure over Hawaii holiday while country battled extreme bushfires

Scott Morrison visited the New South Wales Rural Fire Service today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Catastrophic' conditions as bushfires intensify in Australia Heatwave

'Catastrophic' conditions as bushfires intensify in Australia

A record-breaking heatwave on the east coast has fanned hundreds of fires.

From TheJournal.ie Australia braces for heatwave as more than 100 fires burn Bushfires

Australia braces for heatwave as more than 100 fires burn

Sydney has been engulfed in toxic smoke for weeks and occasionally sprinkled with snow-like embers.

From The42 'My eyes are stinging' - Golfers complain as Australian Open shrouded in bushfire smoke Playing Conditions

'My eyes are stinging' - Golfers complain as Australian Open shrouded in bushfire smoke

New Zealand’s Ryan Chisnall even wore a face mask during the tournament’s opening round in Sydney.

From TheJournal.ie Lewis the koala dies from burn injuries after being rescued from Australian bushfire last week Bushfires

Lewis the koala dies from burn injuries after being rescued from Australian bushfire last week

Last week, a video went viral of a woman who walked into a bushfire to save the koala.

From TheJournal.ie Australian PM denies his climate policies caused bushfires as 'code red' issued Bushfires

Australian PM denies his climate policies caused bushfires as 'code red' issued

Drought, unseasonably hot, dry and windy conditions have fuelled the unprecedented blazes.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from devastating Australia bushfires rises to four Bushfires

Death toll from devastating Australia bushfires rises to four

A man’s body was discovered in a scorched area of bushland near the New South Wales town of Kempsey.

From TheJournal.ie Australia remains on high alert as the country deals with devastation from widespread bushfires Destruction

Australia remains on high alert as the country deals with devastation from widespread bushfires

A helicopter crashed yesterday while trying to bring the fires under control.

From TheJournal.ie Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes Blazes

Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes

Eleven bushfires along the country’s east coast have been declared as emergencies.

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared in Sydney over threat of 'catastrophic' bushfires Australia

State of emergency declared in Sydney over threat of 'catastrophic' bushfires

It is the first time the city has been placed at the top level of fire warning.

From TheJournal.ie Sydney is facing a 'catastrophic' threat as Australia battles worst bushfires in a decade Unprecedented

Sydney is facing a 'catastrophic' threat as Australia battles worst bushfires in a decade

A state of emergency has been declared in Queensland.

From TheJournal.ie Three dead and hundreds of homes destroyed in Australia as 'ferocious fires' continue to burn Blazing

Three dead and hundreds of homes destroyed in Australia as 'ferocious fires' continue to burn

Over 1,000 firefighters are working round the clock to tackle the huge blazes.

From TheJournal.ie People are being asked to make mittens for koalas with burned paws Bushfires
From TheJournal.ie Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia Lives At Risk

Dozens of homes feared destroyed by raging fires in South Australia

Firefighters have been struggling to contain the blaze due to strong winds.

From TheJournal.ie Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort Bushfires

Soaring temperatures and dry winds hamper Australia firefighting effort

The crisis is now entering its seventh day. 200 homes have been destroyed, and one life has been lost.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales Bushfires

Bushfires cause death and devastation in New South Wales

The bushfires across Australia’s most populous state are among the worst in the past decade.

From TheJournal.ie Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters Australia

Cooler weather aids Australia firefighters

Firefighters are taking advantage of cooler temperatures to quell bushfires across Australia, but warn of hotter weather will return this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Political reform on the agenda for all political parties; 100 Ryanair passengers stage a “mutiny” and – oops, Silvio’s done it again.

From TheJournal.ie Australia lashed by "biblical floods" and bush fires Queensland Flooding

Australia lashed by "biblical floods" and bush fires

Queensland warned to prepare for floodwaters of up to 30ft.