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“Get out. Stay close to water” Australia urges 250,000 to flee bushfires. Video

Burning bushland fire in Australia

Reuters, January 10, 2020 Authorities sent emergency texts to 240,000 people in Victoria, telling them to leave. Told to ‘get out’, stay close to water SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia urged nearly 250,000 people to evacuate their homes on Friday and prepared military backup as authorities said the next few hours could be “very, very challenging” even as rain poured down …

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Australia calls for another mass evacuation as monster bushfires return. Video

A before and after view of Kangaroo Island from ground level

PortandTerminal.com, January 9, 2020 Australian wildfires spark “unprecedented” evacuations on Kangaroo Island as residents told “act now, leave” SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – Australian authorities urged another mass evacuation across the heavily populated southeast on Thursday as a return of hot weather fanned huge bushfires threatening several towns and communities. A before and after view of Kangaroo Island There are currently two …

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