Bushfires - Latest News on Bushfires | Read Breaking News on Zee News

Australia minister cites Wikipedia to dismiss bushfire-climate link

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 18:54

Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt has played down links between the country`s bushfire disaster and climate change after he "looked up what Wikipedia said".

Australian state faces new bushfire emergencies

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 16:30

The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) is facing three new bushfire emergencies with two fires burning near Newcastle and one in the Blue Mountains as extreme weather conditions remain in the state, local media reported Wednesday.

Bushfires in Australia: Major fire threat averted for today

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 11:32

Authorities on Wednesday said that people in Blue Mountains region can return to their home as a possible fire threat for the day has been averted.

Unparalleled danger from Australian bushfires: Officials

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 09:34

Australian fire crews stepped up containment efforts around several major wildfires Sunday with the weather forecast to deteriorate and officials warning of "unparalleled" danger from the worst conditions in 40 years.

Severe bushfires rage across Australian state

Last Updated: Friday, October 18, 2013, 10:18

Dozens of bushfires are still burning out of control across Australia`s state of New South Wales, with thousands of local residents spending night in evacuation centres.

Australia wildfires not yet contained fully

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 10:08

The scores of wildfires that destroyed over 100 homes and other buildings in southern Australia have reduced after temperatures cooled from record highs, officials said on Wednesday.

Bushfires threaten Australia town

Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012, 13:18

A major bushfire threatens a town in south Australia after raging for several days across hundreds of hectares of scrub.