Flood | Drought | Flood Australia’s New Normal

Unprecedented heat wave and wildfires interrupted by an unprecedented flood

Flood Drought Flood Australia

The Walker family escapes a wildfire by taking shelter under a dock as the fire destroys their home.

A continent legendary for its weather extremes is enduring a combination of unprecedented extreme weather events: a deluge driven by Cyclone Oswald brought record rain and floods to much of the east coast as fires from the previous week’s heat wave continued to smolder. Now, the heat is back.


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