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Drowning sign shows Australia’s gnarly weather whiplash

Flash flooding in Sydney on Feb. 9, 2020. Image: JOEL CARRETT / EPA-EFE / Shutterstock By Mark Kaufman2020-02-10 17:04:44 UTC Here's a vivid show of weather whiplash: After Australia experienced both its driest and hottest year ever recorded in 2019, the nation's fire-ravaged eastern states have now been hit with…
bubmag
February 10, 2020
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Fire-hit Australia faces flooding threat

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption'Sydney has had its wettest day in well over a year'The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) is braced for severe wet weather this weekend as downpours ease the bushfire crisis in the region. Severe weather warnings for rain, winds and…
bubmag
February 7, 2020
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Companies feel the heat as bushfires choke Australia

(Reuters) - A number of Australian companies signaled hits to earnings and flagged damages from the months-long bushfires that have claimed 33 lives and ravaged about 29.7 million acres across the country’s most populous states. FILE PHOTO: A firefighter from a local brigade works to extinguish flames after a bushfire…
bubmag
February 5, 2020
Bushfire

Australia fires: NSW inquiry to probe climate change impact

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Fires in NSW have killed 25 people and damaged or destroyed thousands of homes The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) has announced an independent inquiry into the ongoing bushfires, promising to "leave no stone unturned".The six-month inquiry will examine the causes of…
bubmag
January 29, 2020