Kæmpebrand get the military to evacuate australian turistø

The australian authorities, sounds night Danish time new warnings about the fires and evacuating again, when the extreme heat is back on. After several days o

Kæmpebrand get the military to evacuate australian turistø

The australian authorities, sounds night Danish time new warnings about the fires and evacuating again, when the extreme heat is back on. After several days o

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
09 January 2020 Thursday 07:00
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Kæmpebrand get the military to evacuate australian turistø

The australian authorities, sounds night Danish time new warnings about the fires and evacuating again, when the extreme heat is back on.

After several days of cooler weather, the temperature is again reached above 40 degrees in south Australia, which has enhanced the many huge fires.

On the turistøen Kangaroo Island in the southern state of South Australia is the military set to evacuate parts of the island. It writes the australian media the Nine News.

the Inhabitants of the island have been told that they have five minutes to leave their homes by the military, which on Thursday morning local time have gone from door to door and have evacuated.

Near the town of Parndana in the middle of the island is a large fire out of control and have direction towards the city.

A helicopter in the process of throwing water on the flames. Photo: Stringer/Ritzau Scanpix

- the CFS (fire brigade in South Australia, ed.) advise people not to wait for an alarm, as at the time it will be too late to get away, says fire chief Ian Tanner for 10 News First Adelaide.

the Road away from the town is open right now, but they will soon be too unsafe to use and can be closed, he says.

Wednesday was the prime minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, on a visit to Kangaroo Island, after several fires have destroyed one-third of the island.

Here was Scott Morrison caught in the to speak to local residents that 'fortunately dead the no in the fires, until one of the locals had to stop and say:

- We had two dead.

In large parts of the state of Victoria, where thousands were stranded on the coasts due to the fires last week, authorities have extended a state of emergency with 48 hours, and asked citizens to leave their homes.

the Fires on Kangaroo Island have, according to the BBC the cost of the 25,000 koalas life.

In large parts of the state of Victoria, where thousands were stranded on the coasts due to the fires last week, authorities have extended a state of emergency with 48 hours, and asked citizens to leave their homes.

Over 12,000 square kilometers of land, equivalent to more than Funen and Zealand together, are burned down in the state.

the national average is 26 people died in the fires, and 103.000 square kilometers of land burned down. This corresponds to more than twice that of Denmark's land.

Victoria's prime minister, Daniel Andrews, says that the weather situation will be very bad on Friday.

- We have never seen so many fires so early in the brandsæsonen, he said Thursday according to the BBC.

2019 was Australia's hottest and driest year ever. It illuminates the country's meteorological department on the night of Thursday local time in a press release.

Updated: 09.01.2020 07:00
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