Australia: 'Catastrophic' bushfires declared state of emergency
Monday, 11 November 2019 () The premier of the Australian state of New South Wales has declared a state of emergency as deadly bushfires continue to rage. Three people have been killed so far, with fires now threatening the city of Sydney.
Parts of Australia have declared a state of emergency from unprecedented wildfire danger as firefighters race to contain the widespread bushfires. At least three people have died so far as parts of the nation brace for worse conditions in the coming days.