As temperatures rise throughout New South Wales, a southern state of Australia, firefighters struggled to put off about hundred fires across the state. A total fire ban will continue in many areas of the state.
New South Wales is the most populous state in south of Australia.
Wildfires started last week in Tasmania, the island state of Australia, damaging large areas of land and property in towns and villages.
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Did you know?
A wildfire is an uncontrolled fire in a vast area with lots of vegetation that can easily catch fire. Dry weather and strong winds help the wildfire spread speedily. Wildfires usually occur in Australia during the hotter months of the year due to Australia’s mostly hot, dry climate.