‘Leave Now’: Australians Urged to Evacuate as ‘Catastrophic’ Fires Loom

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SYDNEY – Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia’s east coast on Monday, urging residents in high-risk areas to evacuate ahead of looming “catastrophic” fire conditions. Bushfires burning across New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland … Read More

Horrifying Videos Show Incredible Destruction Of Raging California Wildfires

More than 44,000 acres have been consumed by the fires, the largest of which was just 10% contained on Sunday. Terrifying videos taken in parts of California are offering a firsthand glimpse of the incredible destruction left by several wildfires … Read More

Los Angeles Wildfire Declared ‘Major Emergency’; 100,000 Forced to Evacuate, Two Freeways Closed

At a Glance Residents of more than 23,000 homes in Los Angeles were ordered to evacuate. The 210 and 5 Freeways are closed because of the Saddleridge Fire. On Thursday, numerous mobile homes were destroyed in Calimesa, California, by a … Read More

Amazon fires: Why is the rainforest burning?

The Amazon has been on fire for the last three weeks. And those blazes — they’re actually visible from space — have resulted in widespread outrage and alarm among lawmakers, environmental activists, and celebrities. This year, the number of fires … Read More

Russia has declared a state of emergency over Siberian wildfires

A view of a wildfire seen from an amphibious aircraft – TASS via Getty Russia has declared a state of emergency in five regions in Siberia after a million people signed petitions demanding that the government does something about the … Read More

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