Melbourne experiences worst air quality

Health warnings were issued after a thick haze from the bushfires in Victoria descended on Melbourne Tuesday morning, reducing the air quality in the Australian city to the “worst in the world”. Melbourne’s air quality went down overnight to “hazardous” due to bushfire smoke. Victoria’s chief health officer Brett Sutton said, “I think overnight for Melbourne it did reach the worst in the world.” Continue Reading

Tourists flee as heatwave kindles blazes in Australia

Tourists and firefighters were forced to flee vast fires burning in southeastern Australia, as a heatwave rekindled devastating bush blazes across the country. Continue Reading