Category: Australia

Sydney suffers worst pandemic day as lockdown nears six weeks

SYDNEY, Aug 5 – Sydney reported its worst day of the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday with five deaths and a record rise in locally acquired infections as a weeks-long hard lockdown is struggling to contain the highly contagious Delta strain of the coronavirus. Four of the five people that died were unvaccinated while one had […] Read More

Sydney Australia records largest daily rise in COVID-19 cases, seeks military help

 Australia’s biggest city Sydney posted a record one-day rise in local COVID-19 cases on Thursday and warned the outbreak would get worse, as authorities sought military help to enforce a lockdown of 6 million people poised to enter its sixth week. Australia has struggled to contain an outbreak of the highly infectious Delta variant in […] Read More

Tropical Cyclone “Uesi” hits New Caledonia, on track to bring strong winds and heavy rain to Lord Howe Island and Australian east coast

Tropical Cyclone “Uesi” has dumped heavy rains to northern New Caledonia as the storm passed west of the islands on Wednesday, February 12, 2020. The storm is on course to bring severe storms to Australia’s east coast in the following days, while New Zealand’s South Island will see heavy rain from the storm’s remnants during the […] Read More

Australian town on lock down after bat plague of biblical proportions invade Queensland

Fires, Hail storms, dust storms and now a bat plague of “Biblical Proportions” is filing the skies above Ingham, Queensland, and there are so many bats that locals are reporting that the local hospital’s helicopter was not even able to land and parents are afraid to send their children to school. The skies above Ingham, Queensland, are so […] Read More

Hundreds Of Thousands Of Fish Killed After Rain Washes Bushfire Ash Into Macleay River, Australia

Thousands of fish have been killed after rain washed bushfire ash into the Macleay River on the NSW Mid-North coast in Australia. Ash caused “rapid drops” of oxygen levels in the river. We were so thrilled to learn that good rain has started to fall over Australia today, but now, the first side-effects are showing up. […] Read More

Astronauts Photograph Australia’s infernos from the Orbit

Striking photos snapped by an astronaut on the International Space Station shows an “immense ash cloud” blanketing the continent of Australia as massive wildfires continue to rage. The photographs, captured by European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano, depicts the great cloud of ash more than 200 miles below the space habitat. Parmitano shared the tweets in both […] Read More

Heartbreaking footage shows koala and kangaroo carcasses as a BILLION animals feared dead in Australia Fire

THE SUN- A horrific video shows the chilling scenes of burnt animal corpses lining the road of Batlow in New South Wales – one of the areas worst hit by the infernos over the weekend. It comes as 24 people were killed and 200,000 homes were destroyed in the horrifying bushfires. Sydney was declared the hottest place on […] Read More

Sky Turns Blood Red as Disastrous Bushfires Devastate NSW, Australia

Photos and videos coming out of Mallacoota on Tuesday morning showed the sky had turned a dark, glowing red as out-of-control bushfires moved in on the small town in the East Gippsland region of Victoria. Approximately 4,000 people sought shelter from the fires along the waterfront. Australia is being ravaged by hundreds of bush fires since […] Read More

Thousands trapped on Australia beach as devastating wildfires close in

Some take to sea as others prepare possible air or water evacuations from massive blazes ripping through country’s southeast coast. SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Thousands of holidaymakers and locals were forced to flee to beaches in fire-ravaged southeast Australia Tuesday, as blazes ripped through popular tourist areas leaving no escape by land. Four thousand people were trapped […] Read More