Bushfires Are Raging Outside Every Major City in Australia

December 22, 2019

Hundreds of bushfires are raging across Australia, with hotspots in every state.

And a fire tracker map maintained by researchers in Western Australia, shows that they are also threatening areas around every major city in the country.

On Friday night, an emergency warning was in place for a fire near Mount Mercer outside Melbourne and authorities warned residents of Cainbable, about 60 miles south of Brisbane, to take precautions against a bushfire burning there.

And it’s only going to get worse in the coming days as hot, windy conditions are expected in parts of the country on Saturday, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

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