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Australia NSW fires: Pictures reveal widespread devastation that can even be seen from space

14:00  08 november  2019
14:00  08 november  2019 Source:   abc.net.au

Severe NSW fire danger in the week ahead

  Severe NSW fire danger in the week ahead NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons has warns the week ahead will likely bring widespread severe fire danger.Temperatures into the 40s combined with strong, dry winds would likely prompt widespread severe danger across the state in the days ahead, Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said on Sunday.

Space .com even reported that a tiny red fire was seen on the Earth’s surface by Ricky Arnold at the The fact that it can be seen from space is hugely impressive since the reef is alive, and shows up These photos might look scary, but they help to track the weather and prevent widespread disaster.

Wildfires and plumes of smoke from the Amazon rainforest can been seen from space in the latest set of satellite images captured by US space agency NASA. Disturbing satellite images from NASA have revealed the devastating scale of the raging Amazon fires that have made global headlines.


Pictures from the bushfire devastation gripping New South Wales are revealing the extent of the damage.

The smoke and ash was so thick in parts of the mid-north coast that the sky was turned bright orange as it filtered the sunlight.

A Rural Fire Service firefighter fought to save homes in the Blue Mountains suburb of Blackheath. © ABC News A Rural Fire Service firefighter fought to save homes in the Blue Mountains suburb of Blackheath.

NSW is facing an unprecedented bushfire emergency that has destroyed properties and cut people off from authorities amid dreadful conditions.

RFS reveal 259 homes have been lost since Friday in NSW

  RFS reveal 259 homes have been lost since Friday in NSW Rural Fire Service has revealed 259 have been lost in the fires burning across NSW since last Friday, and more than 2000 homes have been saved. Rural Fire Service has revealed 259 have been lost in the fires burning across NSW since last Friday, and more th Improving conditions have allowed crews to gain an advantage over several fires but the weather is predicted to turn.There is a severe fire danger rating for much of the NSW coast and eight total fire bans are in place on Friday.

Such phenomena can be seen from space . Photos from space reveal what climate change looks like, from melting Arctic ice to rampant California fires . Warming overall causes hurricanes to grow stronger and cause more devastation than they otherwise would because warmer air holds more

CALIFORNIA wildfires which have been raging across the Golden State have left a permanent scar on Earth which can be seen from space , NASA satellite The space agency said: “Thousands of acres damaged by the ongoing Kincade Fire in Northern California’s Sonoma County are visible in this new

At one stage on Friday, 17 emergency warnings were issued for blazes burning at several locations around the state.

In the coastal community of Forster, about 250 kilometres north of Sydney, massive flames have crept close to residences, including a nursing home.

Flames drew close to the Kularoo Nursing home in Forster, in the south of the township, on Friday. © ABC News Flames drew close to the Kularoo Nursing home in Forster, in the south of the township, on Friday. The fire around The Southern Parkway, Forster broke containment lines earlier this afternoon. © ABC News The fire around The Southern Parkway, Forster broke containment lines earlier this afternoon.

Forster, combined with its immediate neighbouring town of Tuncurry, has a population of about 20,000.

Residents of the beachfront town of Forster watched as smoke billowed on the horizon on Friday afternoon. © ABC News Residents of the beachfront town of Forster watched as smoke billowed on the horizon on Friday afternoon. Towering flames higher than tree tops have loomed over houses in the township. © ABC News Towering flames higher than tree tops have loomed over houses in the township.

Almost $1.7m in aid to bushfire-hit areas

  Almost $1.7m in aid to bushfire-hit areas A total of 1320 bushfire assistance claims worth almost $1.7 million have been processed by the federal government in the past week.People in bushfire-hit areas of NSW and Queensland have been given almost $1.7 million in federal government support since widespread blazes caused devastation this week.

But the view from space reveals the true extent of the devastation . When you browse on this site, cookies and other technologies collect data to enhance your experience and personalize the content and advertising you see .

The wildfires that have ravaged California's wine country this week are so widespread they can be seen from space . Authorities fear the death toll will rise as around 23 separate blazes have engulfed more than 170,000 acres of land in the north of the state, killing 22 people and destroying around 3

About 30 kilometres north-west of Forster in the town of Hillville, a major out-of-control fire forced people to flee their homes on Friday afternoon.

Residents were prepared to leave their properties in Hillville on Friday afternoon. © ABC News Residents were prepared to leave their properties in Hillville on Friday afternoon.

Further north in Taree, two lucky dogs that were running around the fire ground were rescued by a nearby fire crew.

A fire crew stopped to rescue two dogs running around at Rainbow Flat near Taree on Friday afternoon. © ABC News A fire crew stopped to rescue two dogs running around at Rainbow Flat near Taree on Friday afternoon.

Fires have also threatened homes in Harrington, near Crowdy Bay National Park, a little north of Forster and about 300 kilometres north-east of Sydney.

A large bushfire threatens houses at Harrington, near the Crowdy Bay National Park. © ABC News A large bushfire threatens houses at Harrington, near the Crowdy Bay National Park.

The fires around Port Macquarie have given the entire region an eerie orange tinge, with one resident describing the scene as "apocalyptic".

Comment: Prayers aren't enough Prime Minister

  Comment: Prayers aren't enough Prime Minister I've lost my home and I want to see action on climate change.Editor’s note: The opinions in this article are the author’s, as published by our content partner, and do not necessarily represent the views of MSN or Microsoft

The satellite images lay bare the devastation in St Martin, Antigua and Barbuda and Turks and Caicos. Philipsburg afterwards. Irma cut a path of devastation across the northern Caribbean, leaving thousands homeless after destroying buildings and uprooting treesCredit: AP:Associated Press.

The latest view from space 📡 shows that our radar is picking up something that isn't #precipitation along the south coast 🤔 It sometimes lasts for weeks, during which billions of the harmless insects can be seen in the skies. A representative from the Met Office explained that its weather satellites

Men charged after 'impersonating firefighters' .
Police have charged two men who allegedly impersonated firefighters during the devastation sweeping NSW. A man was arrested when detectives executed a search warrant on a home on Cox Road, Koonorigan, 17km north of Lismore, yesterday morning.Police allege items with the NSW Rural Fire Service insignia on them were found along with emergency service branded equipment and helmets.© 9News Police have charged two men for allegedly impersonating firefighters.

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