The state of New South Wales (NSW) in south eastern Australia is continuing to experience devastating bushfires due to the dry tinder-like atmosphere in the territory: high winds, dry lightning and continuing heat. Approximately 69 fires are still raging in NSW according to its Facebook page and more than 70 are burning to the south in Queensland. And the summer has just begun in the region.... PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Smoke in New South Wales  ESA · 3 weeks
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Global climate protests kick off in smoke-covered Sydney  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
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NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite provided forecasters with infrared and nighttime views of Typhoon Kammuri that showed the storm continued to strengthen. Satellite imagery provided a look at the clouds and storms over the storm's... more
A surprising answer to a hot question: Controlled burns often fail to slow a bushfire  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
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NASA-NOAA satellite finds displaced power in Tropical Cyclone Kalmaegi  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
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