Sunday, 8 February 2009

Australian wildfires

With the crazy snow dominating the headlines this week, there hasn't been as much attention as there might have been focused on the wildfires that are causing huge destruction across the Australian state of Victoria.

At least 65 people have been killed, and entire towns have been destroyed in the fires which are said to be the worst in the area since 1983.

The BBC has a horrifying In Pictures series together with various articles and videos from the past couple of weeks:

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