Four unaccounted for in Victoria after East Gippsland fires claim homes in Buchan, Sarsfield and Mallacoota, and reports of up to 50 properties lost in Conjola Park in New South Wales. Follow live news and latest updates
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• How big are the fires burning in eastern Australia? Interactive map 11.52pm GMT A new figure for you: the fires in East Gippsland have burned through 500,000ha. The Victorian emergency management commissioner, Andrew Crisp, told ABC News earlier today:The fire threat in our state has increased overnight. There were some more thunderstorms come through with dry lightning and we have a number of new fires in Mount Hotham, King Valley and we have 45 going fires in the east of the state. 11.38pm GMT There was some debate about the fireworks being in Sydney last night. I wonder if there might be some controversy about this, too. Tex Perkins: “This one’s for the Prime Minister, it’s called The Honeymoon is Over” (directs bird toward Kirribilli).
The right will be going off their nut when they hear about this aired on the ABC. #Smoco #SenateInquiryPending #SydneyNYE #DonateToTheRedCross pic.twitter.com/kiHVhHKyh9 Continue reading…
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Author : Luke Henriques-Gomes
Publish date : 2019-12-31 23:52:36
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