Record-breaking fires have reached ‚catastrophic’ levels across northern Australia, sending thousands fleeing from their homes

Record-breaking fires have reached ‚catastrophic’ levels across northern Australia, sending thousands fleeing from their homes

Australia’s northeastern Queensland region is experiencing unprecedented heat waves and record-breaking wildfires. For the first time in history, the fire danger in Queensland has been rated „catastrophic,” the highest possible level on the Queensland government’s warning scale. According to Axios, the threat level remains dire, as nearly 140 wildfires ripped through the area on Thursday.…

Record-breaking ‚hell’ hurricane mauls US

Record-breaking ‚hell’ hurricane mauls US

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionStorm Michael’s trail of devastationOne of the strongest storms in recorded history to hit the US has battered north-west Florida, flooding homes, washing out beaches and snapping trees. Rescue services are beginning to assess the full impact of Hurricane Michael, which made landfall on Wednesday afternoon as…