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Earthquake strikes off WA's Pilbara coast

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 14:03:00 +0100brisbanetimes (en)

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake has struck near Onslow, off the coast of Western Australia 's cyclone-affected Pilbara region. The quake hit just before 8.30pm local time on Monday and about 40 residents reported feeling or hearing the effects. Damien reached the coast near Dampier on Saturday afternoon,....

Earthquake strikes off WA's Pilbara coast

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 06:45:00 +0100watoday (en)

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake has struck near Onslow, off the coast of Western Australia 's cyclone-affected Pilbara region. The quake hit just before 8.30pm local time on Monday and about 40 residents reported feeling or hearing the effects. Damien reached the coast near Dampier on Saturday afternoon,....

Earthquake strikes off WA's Pilbara coast

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 06:45:00 +0100smh (en)

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake has struck near Onslow, off the coast of Western Australia 's cyclone-affected Pilbara region. The quake hit just before 8.30pm local time on Monday and about 40 residents reported feeling or hearing the effects. Damien reached the coast near Dampier on Saturday afternoon,....

Earthquake strikes off WA's Pilbara coast

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 06:43:00 +0100theage (en)

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake has struck near Onslow, off the coast of Western Australia 's cyclone-affected Pilbara region. The quake hit just before 8.30pm local time on Monday and about 40 residents reported feeling or hearing the effects. Damien reached the coast near Dampier on Saturday afternoon,....

Earthquake strikes off WA's Pilbara coast

Tue, 11 Feb 2020 06:25:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

A magnitude 4.4 earthquake has struck near Onslow, off the coast of Western Australia 's cyclone-affected Pilbara region. The quake hit just before 8.30pm local time on Monday and about 40 residents reported feeling or hearing the effects. "Those reports ranged from people talking about how they....

Earthquake strikes WA coast

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 13:07:00 +0100news_com_au (en)

The quake was recorded just before 5.30pm, with the tremor felt around 100km from the North West town. The earthquake comes after Ex-Tropical Cyclone Damien tore through the Pilbara as a category three cyclone over the weekend. Locals are pleading for help to clean up, while mining operations in the region remain in limbo.

Cyclone nears Australia's west with heavy winds, risk of storm tide

Mon, 10 Feb 2020 10:46:00 +0100miningweekly (en)

MELBOURNE - A tropical cyclone expected to hit Western Australia on Saturday was forecast to bring ferocious winds and a potentially dangerous storm tide, while much of the bushfire-battered east coast faced flood warnings due to torrential rains. Severe tropical cyclone Damien was expected to make....

Rain extinguishes Australian wildfire and causes flooding

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 23:16:00 +0100dailymail (en)

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Torrential rain lashing Australia´s east coast on Sunday has extinguished a major wildfire and caused widespread flash flooding. Rain put out the Currowan Fire south of Sydney late Saturday after it destroyed 312 homes and razed 500,000 hectares (1.

Australia battered by the elements at tail-end of record bushfire season

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 22:00:00 +0100cknw (en)

Following several months of wildfires that have devastated the country, Australia now has new causes for concern: torrential downpours, cyclones and flash flooding. Over the weekend, the Land Down Under saw an array of natural disasters hit its coasts as bushfires burned through parts of the country’s western regions.

Australia battered by the elements at tail-end of record bushfire season

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 21:58:00 +0100globalnews (en)

Following several months of wildfires that have devastated the country, Australia now has new causes for concern: torrential downpours, cyclones and flash flooding. Over the weekend, the Land Down Under saw an array of natural disasters hit its coasts as bushfires burned through parts of the country’s western regions.

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 19:26:00 +0100reuters-in (en)

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country’s east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding.

Torrential rain extinguishes Australian wildfire but causes flooding

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 17:58:00 +0100tvnz (en)

Rain put out the Currowan Fire south of Sydney late yesterday after it destroyed 312 homes and razed 500,000 hectares (1.2 million acres) over 74 days, the New South Wales state Rural Fire Service said. Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said he hoped the heavy rain would move inland....

Floods follow fires in Australia

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 16:12:00 +0100nationnews (en)

MELBOURNE Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country’s east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding. After months of destructive wildfires that have razed....

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 13:03:00 +0100globaltimes (en)

Photo taken on Feb. 3, 2020 shows smoke from the bushfire burning in the south of the Australia n Capital Territory (ACT) moves to blanket the Australian capital Canberra. (Photo by Chu Chen/Xinhua) Severe bushfires burned through several parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the....

Rain extinguishes Australian wildfire and causes flooding

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 12:21:00 +0100TorontoStar (en)

CANBERRA, Australia —Torrential rain lashing Australia’s east coast on Sunday has extinguished a major wildfire and caused widespread flash flooding. Rain put out the Currowan fire south of Sydney late Saturday after it destroyed 312 homes and razed 5,000 square kilometres over 74 days, the New South Wales state Rural Fire Service said.

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 11:10:00 +0100GulfDailyNews (en)

MELBOURNE: Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country's east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding. After months of destructive wildfires that have razed....

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 10:29:00 +0100trust (en)

Australia has been hit in recent weeks by wild weather that has alternately brought heavy downpours, hail storms, gusty winds and hot and dry air. (Updates with comment in paragraph 7, adds pictures) By Lidia Kelly. MELBOURNE, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western....

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 09:00:00 +0100channelnewsasia (en)

MELBOURNE: Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday (Feb 9), with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country's east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding.

Des pluies torrentielles en Australie éteignent un méga-feu mais génèrent des inondations

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 08:25:00 +0100laprovince (fr)

Vers 20h samedi soir, le méga-feu baptisé Currowan a été officiellement éteint après pas moins de 74 jours d’activité, ont annoncé les pompiers de l’état de Nouvelles-Galles du Sud. L’incendie, qui a brûlé près de 500.000 hectares de terrain et détruit 312 maisons au sud de Sydney, a pris fin alors qu’un front pluvieux balaie l’est de l’Australie.

Des pluies torrentielles en Australie éteignent un méga-feu mais génèrent des inondations

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 08:18:00 +0100rtbf (fr)

Les trombes d'eau qui s'abattent sur l'est de l'Australie ont permis d'éteindre un méga-feu qui brûlait depuis 74 jours. Si elles sont bienvenues, ces pluies torrentielles hors du commun génèrent aussi des inondations.Vers 20h samedi soir, le méga-feu baptisé Currowan a été officiellement éteint....

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 08:15:00 +0100aljazeera-en (en)

Severe bushfires have burned through parts of Western Australia (WA), while other parts of the state deal with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone and the country's east coast faces potential life-threatening flash flooding. After months of fires that destroyed millions of hectares of land,....

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 08:14:00 +0100indiatoday (en)

Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country's east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding. After months of destructive wildfires that have razed millions of....

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia’s coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 07:52:00 +0100cyprus-mail (en)

Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country’s east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding. After months of destructive wildfires that have razed millions of....

De fortes intempéries s'abattent sur l'Australie

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 07:44:00 +0100radio-canada (fr)

Le cyclone Damien , qui a perdu de sa puissance, a frappé dimanche la région minière de Pilbara, dans l'État d'Australie-Occidentale, alors que des orages ont provoqué des inondations dans l'est du pays qui connaît depuis plusieurs mois des feux dévastateurs.

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia’s coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 07:32:00 +0100expressindia (en)

A burning gum tree is felled to stop it from falling on a car in Corbago, as bushfires continue in New South Wales, Australia (File/REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy) Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful....

Rain extinguishes Australian wildfire and causes flooding

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 07:20:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Torrential rain lashing Australia’s east coast on Sunday has extinguished a major wildfire and caused widespread flash flooding. Rain put out the Currowan Fire south of Sydney late Saturday after it destroyed 312 homes and razed 500,000 hectares (1.

Des pluies torrentielles en Australie éteignent un méga-feu mais génèrent des inondations

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 07:10:00 +0100rtl-BE (fr)

(Belga) Les trombes d'eau qui s'abattent sur l'est de l'Australie ont permis d'éteindre un méga-feu qui brûlait depuis 74 jours. Si elles sont bienvenues, ces pluies torrentielles hors du commun génèrent aussi des inondations. Vers 20h samedi soir, le méga-feu baptisé Currowan a été officiellement....

Des pluies torrentielles en Australie éteignent un méga-feu mais génèrent des inondations

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 06:10:00 +0100lavenir (fr)

(Belga) Les trombes d'eau qui s'abattent sur l'est de l'Australie ont permis d'éteindre un méga-feu qui brûlait depuis 74 jours. Si elles sont bienvenues, ces pluies torrentielles hors du commun génèrent aussi des inondations. Vers 20h samedi soir, le méga-feu baptisé Currowan a été officiellement....

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 06:08:00 +0100thehindu (en)

Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country's east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding. After months of destructive wildfires that have razed millions of....

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia’s coasts February 8 Updated

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 06:07:00 +0100theglobeandmail (en)

Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country’s east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding. After months of destructive wildfires that have razed millions of....

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 06:00:00 +0100economictimes (en)

MELBOURNE: Severe burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone , while the country's east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding. After months of destructive wildfires that have razed millions....

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia’s coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 05:55:00 +0100thehimalayantimes (en)

MELBOURNE: Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country’s east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding. After months of destructive wildfires that have razed....

Rain extinguishes Australian wildfire and causes flooding

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 05:51:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

A firefighter controls a spot fire near Bredbo, south of the Australia n capital, Canberra, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. The threat is posed by a blaze on Canberra's southern fringe that has razed more than 21,500 hectares (53,000 acres) since it was sparked by heat from a military helicopter landing light on Monday, the Emergency Services Agency said.

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 05:30:00 +0100telegraph (en)

Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country's east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding. After months of destructive wildfires that have razed millions of....

Rain extinguishes Australian wildfire and causes flooding

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 05:27:00 +0100ChinaPost (en)

A firefighter controls a spot fire near Bredbo, south of the Australia n capital, Canberra, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. The threat is posed by a blaze on Canberra's southern fringe that has razed more than 21,500 hectares (53,000 acres) since it was sparked by heat from a military helicopter landing light on Monday, the Emergency Services Agency said.

Rain extinguishes Australian wildfire and causes flooding

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 05:20:00 +0100timesofindia (en)

CANBERRA: Torrential rain lashing Australia 's east coast on Sunday has extinguished a major wildfire and caused widespread flash flooding. Rain put out the Currowan Fire south of Sydney late Saturday after it destroyed 312 homes and razed 500,000 hectares (1.2 million acres) over 74 days, the New South Wales state said.

Bush fires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 05:16:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - Severe bush fires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday (Feb 9), with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country's east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding.

Rain extinguishes Australian wildfire and causes flooding

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 04:57:00 +0100whig (en)

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Torrential rain lashing Australia’s east coast on Sunday has extinguished a major wildfire and caused widespread flash flooding. Rain put out the Currowan Fire south of Sydney late Saturday after it destroyed 312 homes and razed 500,000 hectares (1.

Rain extinguishes Australian wildfire and causes flooding

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 04:55:00 +0100seattletimes (en)

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Torrential rain lashing Australia’s east coast on Sunday has extinguished a major wildfire and caused widespread flash flooding. Rain put out the Currowan Fire south of Sydney late Saturday after it destroyed 312 homes and razed 500,000 hectares (1.

Rain extinguishes Australian wildfire and causes flooding

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 04:48:00 +0100ABCnews (en)

A firefighter controls a spot fire near Bredbo, south of the Australia n capital, Canberra, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. The threat is posed by a blaze on Canberra's southern fringe that has razed more than 21,500 hectares (53,000 acres) since it was sparked by heat from a military helicopter landing light on Monday, the Emergency Services Agency said.

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 04:37:00 +0100reuters-uk (en)

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country’s east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding.

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia’s coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 04:25:00 +0100freemalaysiatoday (en)

A woman shelters under an umbrella as rain falls in Sydney on Feb 7. (AP pic) MELBOURNE: Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country’s east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding.

Rain extinguishes Australian wildfire and causes flooding

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 04:22:00 +0100TorontoStar (en)

CANBERRA, Australia - Torrential rain lashing Australia’s east coast on Sunday has extinguished a major wildfire and caused widespread flash flooding. Rain put out the Currowan Fire south of Sydney late Saturday after it destroyed 312 homes and razed 500,000 hectares (1.

Australia Battles Heavy Rain, Cyclone After Deadly Bushfires

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 03:54:00 +0100ndtvnews (en)

Melbourne: Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country's east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding. After months of destructive wildfires that have razed....

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 03:25:00 +0100nst (en)

MELBOURNE: Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country’s east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding. After months of destructive wildfires that have razed....

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia’s coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 03:02:00 +0100themalaymailonline (en)

Pedestrians hold umbrellas as they walk in heavy rain in Sydney's CBD, Australia , January 17, 2020. — AAP Image/Bianca De Marchi pic via Reuters. MELBOURNE, Feb 9 — Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia today, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a....

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 02:53:00 +0100reuters-in (en)

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country’s east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding.

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia’s coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 02:50:00 +0100malaymail (en)

Pedestrians hold umbrellas as they walk in heavy rain in Sydney's CBD, Australia , January 17, 2020. — AAP Image/Bianca De Marchi pic via Reuters. MELBOURNE, Feb 9 — Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia today, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a....

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia's coasts

Sun, 09 Feb 2020 01:50:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

MELBOURNE, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country's east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding.

Cyclone nears Australia's west with heavy winds

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 23:20:00 +0100trust (en)

Residents of some coastal areas were urged to seek shelter before the storm makes landfall with heavy rain and winds of up to 220 kilometres per hour. MELBOURNE, Feb 8 (Reuters) - A tropical cyclone expected to hit Western Australia on Saturday was forecast to bring ferocious winds and a potentially....

Damaging cyclone barrels towards Australia’s west coast; bushfire-battered east coast faces flood warnings

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 18:02:00 +0100theglobeandmail (en)

A tropical cyclone expected to hit Western Australia on Saturday was forecast to bring ferocious winds and a potentially dangerous storm tide, while much of the bushfire-battered east coast faced flood warnings due to torrential rains. Severe tropical cyclone Damien was expected to make landfall on....

Australia’s west coast braces for Category 3 Cyclone Damien

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 16:47:00 +0100cknw (en)

A tropical cyclone expected to hit Western Australia on Saturday was forecast to bring ferocious winds and a potentially dangerous storm tide, while much of the bushfire -battered east coast faced flood warnings due to torrential rains. Severe tropical cyclone Damien was expected to make landfall on....

Australia’s west coast braces for Category 3 Cyclone Damien

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 16:43:00 +0100globalnews (en)

A tropical cyclone expected to hit Western Australia on Saturday was forecast to bring ferocious winds and a potentially dangerous storm tide, while much of the bushfire -battered east coast faced flood warnings due to torrential rains. Severe tropical cyclone Damien was expected to make landfall on....

Memorial service held for U.S. airman who died fighting Australian wildfires

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 15:41:00 +0100nbcnews (en)

A memorial service was held for an American airman who died fighting Australia 's deadly wildfires before his body was repatriated to the U.S. on Saturday. Rick DeMorgan Jr. was one of three Americans killed on Jan. 23 , when their water bombing air tanker came down in New South Wales. The remains of captain Ian C.

Rains dampen bushfires in Australia

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 13:45:00 +0100asianage (en)

Much of Australia ’s wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought. The downpour came with its own risks - officials warned of flash floods....

Cyclone nears Australia's west with heavy winds, risk of storm tide

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 11:42:00 +0100gulf-times (en)

A tropical cyclone expected to hit Western Australia on Saturday was forecast to bring ferocious winds and a potentially dangerous storm tide, while much of the bushfire-battered east coast faced flood warnings due to torrential rains. Severe tropical cyclone Damien was expected to make landfall on....

Les feux à peine éteints, l'Australie fait face à des inondations et à un cyclone tropical

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 10:16:00 +0100rtbf (fr)

Sortant à peine de plusieurs mois d'effroyables feux forêt, l'Australie essuie désormais des trombes d'eau à l'est et se prépare à un cyclone tropical de catégorie quatre à l'ouest. Vendredi, les pompiers de Nouvelle-Galles du Sud, Etat australien durement frappé par les feux de brousse, faisaient....

Cyclone nears Australia's west with heavy winds, risk of storm tide

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 09:19:00 +0100thehimalayantimes (en)

MELBOURNE: A tropical cyclone expected to hit Western Australia on Saturday was forecast to bring ferocious winds and a potentially dangerous storm tide, while much of the bushfire-battered east coast faced flood warnings due to torrential rains. Severe tropical cyclone Damien was expected to make....

Les feux à peine éteints, l’Australie frappée par les inondations et un cyclone

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 08:45:00 +0100lavenir (fr)

Sortant à peine de plusieurs mois d’effroyables feux forêt, l’Australie essuie désormais des trombes d’eau à l’est et se prépare à un cyclone tropical de catégorie quatre à l’ouest. Vendredi, les pompiers de Nouvelle-Galles du Sud, État australien durement frappé par les feux de brousse, faisaient....

Les feux à peine éteint, l'Australie fait face à des inondations et à un cyclone tropical

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 08:29:00 +0100rtl-BE (fr)

Sortant à peine de plusieurs mois d'effroyables feux forêt, l'Australie essuie désormais des trombes d'eau à l'est et se prépare à un cyclone tropical de catégorie quatre à l'ouest. Vendredi, les pompiers de Nouvelle-Galles du Sud, Etat australien durement frappé par les feux de brousse, faisaient....

Les feux à peine éteint, l’Australie fait face à des inondations...

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 08:05:00 +0100metrotime (fr)

Sortant à peine de plusieurs mois d’effroyables feux forêt, l’Australie essuie désormais des trombes d’eau à l’est et se prépare à un cyclone tropical de catégorie quatre à l’ouest. Vendredi, les pompiers de Nouvelle-Galles du Sud, Etat australien durement frappé par les feux de brousse, faisaient....

Cyclone nears Australia's west with heavy winds, risk of storm tide

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 07:48:00 +0100reuters-in (en)

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A tropical cyclone expected to hit Western Australia on Saturday was forecast to bring ferocious winds and a potentially dangerous storm tide, while much of the bushfire-battered east coast faced flood warnings due to torrential rains.

Les feux à peine éteints, l’Australie fait face à des inondations et à un cyclone tropical

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 07:45:00 +0100laprovince (fr)

Vendredi, les pompiers de Nouvelle-Galles du Sud, Etat australien durement frappé par les feux de brousse, faisaient par de leur soulagement de voir arriver un front pluvieux, alors que quarante brasiers couvaient toujours. Samedi toutefois, Shane Fitzsimmons, le chef des pompiers des zones rurales,....

article Cyclone nears Australia's west with heavy winds, risk of storm tide

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 07:38:00 +0100trust (en)

(Updates with latest forecast) MELBOURNE, Feb 8 (Reuters) - A tropical cyclone expected to hit Western Australia on Saturday was forecast to bring ferocious winds and a potentially dangerous storm tide, while much of the bushfire-battered east coast faced flood warnings due to torrential rains.

Cyclone nears Australia's west with heavy winds, risk of...

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 07:19:00 +0100thepeninsulaqatar (en)

Melbourne - A tropical cyclone expected to hit Western Australia on Saturday was forecast to bring ferocious winds and a potentially dangerous storm tide, while much of the bushfire-battered east coast faced flood warnings due to torrential rains. Severe tropical cyclone Damien was expected to make....

NASA analyzes tropical cyclone Damien's water vapor concentration

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 05:36:00 +0100phys (en)

On Feb. 7 at 12:25 a.m. EST (1725 UTC), NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Damien , located in the Southern Indian Ocean and off Australia 's Pilbara coast. Aqua found highest concentrations of water vapor (brown) and coldest cloud top temperatures were around the center.

Damaging cyclone barrels towards Australia’s west coast; bushfire-battered east coast faces flood warnings February 7 Updated

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 05:14:00 +0100theglobeandmail (en)

A car drives through a flooded street in Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia , February 7, 2020, in this screenshot obtained from a social media video. BALLINA SURF/Reuters. Western Australia was lashed by destructive winds on Saturday as a tropical cyclone neared landfall while much of the....

LIVE: Cyclone Damien closes in on WA north coast with Pilbara on red alert

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 04:57:00 +0100watoday (en)

Residents between Dampier and Whim Creek, including Dampier and Karratha, are warned of the potential of a very dangerous storm tide as the cyclone centre crosses the coast. Tides are likely to rise significantly above the normal high tide mark with damaging waves and very dangerous flooding.

Cyclone Damien: Red alert warning in place as tropical storm...

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 02:47:00 +0100news_com_au (en)

Cyclone Damien is about 125 kilometres north of Karratha and moving south at a speed of 9km/h. It’s currently a category 3 storm, with sustained winds of 140km/h and gusts of up to 195km/h, but is expected to strengthen into a category 4 by the time it makes landfall.

Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bushfires

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 01:45:00 +0100oann (en)

February 8, 2020. By Byron Kaye and Renju Jose. SYDNEY (Reuters) – Much of Australia ’s wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought.

Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bushfires

Sat, 08 Feb 2020 01:42:00 +0100reuters-in (en)

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Much of Australia ’s wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought. The downpour came with its own risks - officials....

NASA analyzes tropical cyclone Damien's water vapor concentration

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 21:32:00 +0100eurekalert (en)

Credit: Credits: NASA/NRL. When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean on Feb. 7, it gathered water vapor data that provided information about the intensity of Tropical Cyclone Damien . On Feb. 7 at 12:25 a.m. EST (1725 UTC), NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone....

Australia celebrates as heavy rains...

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 16:40:00 +0100dhakatribune (en)

Much of Australia 's wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought. The downpour came with its own risks - officials warned of flash floods....

Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bushfires

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 16:03:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

By Byron Kaye and Renju Jose. SYDNEY (Reuters) - Much of Australia 's wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought.

article Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bushfires

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 14:14:00 +0100trust (en)

The downpour comes with its own risks, with officials warning of flash floods and landslides across New South Wales. By Byron Kaye and Renju Jose. SYDNEY, Feb 7 (Reuters) - Much of Australia 's wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some....

Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bushfires

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 13:56:00 +0100eyewitness-news (en)

SYDNEY - Much of Australia ’s wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought. The downpour came with its own risks - officials warned of flash....

Supermarket shelves bare as Pilbara coast braces for severe cyclone

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 12:00:00 +0100smh (en)

Karratha, Port Hedland and Dampier are bracing themselves for destructive winds and dangerous flooding, as Cyclone Damien gravitates towards the Pilbara coast. The tropical storm will be the most severe cyclone to cross the Pilbara coast in six years, with the Bureau of Meteorology anticipating it....

Australia welcomes heavy rains — but Cyclone Damien is on the horizon

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 11:31:00 +0100businessday (en)

Sydney — Much of Australia ’s wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought. The downpour came with its own risks — officials warned of flash....

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Fri, 07 Feb 2020 11:00:00 +0100hurriyetdailynews (en)

Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bushfires SYDNEY-Reuters Pedestrians hold umbrellas during wet weather in Sydney, Australia, on Feb. 7, 2020. (AAP Image via REUTERS) Much of Australia 's wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Feb. 7 by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years,....

Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bushfires

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 10:22:00 +0100cyprus-mail (en)

Much of Australia ‘s wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought. The downpour came with its own risks – officials warned of flash floods....

Damien rapidly strengthening as it tracks toward northwest Australian coast

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 09:22:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

Damien continues to intensify before spreading flooding rainfall and damaging winds over Australia 's Pilbara coast this weekend. This storm started as a broad area of low pressure in a swath of tropical moisture over northern Australia earlier this week, where rounds of tropical downpours increased the risk for flash flooding.

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Fri, 07 Feb 2020 08:36:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

SYDNEY: Much of Australia 's wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought. The downpour came with its own risks - officials warned of flash....

Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bushfires

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 08:33:00 +0100GulfDailyNews (en)

SYDNEY - Much of Australia ’s wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought. The downpour came with its own risks - officials warned of flash....

Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bushfires

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 08:18:00 +0100tribune (en)

SYDNEY: Much of Australia ’s wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought. The downpour came with its own risks – officials warned of flash....

LIVE: WA's Pilbara region battens down as Cyclone Damien gathers steam

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:40:00 +0100brisbanetimes (en)

Residents in Karratha, Dampier, Wickham, Cossack, Roebourne and Point Sampson have been told to relocate now due to the possibility of storm surges in parts of the Pilbara coast. "There is a risk that this will result in properties becoming inundated in Karratha, Dampier, Wickham, Cossack, Roebourne....

Supermarket shelves bare as Pilbara coast braces for severe cyclone

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:40:00 +0100brisbanetimes (en)

Karratha, Port Hedland and Dampier are bracing themselves for destructive winds and dangerous flooding, as Cyclone Damien gravitates towards the Pilbara coast. The tropical storm will be the most severe cyclone to cross the Pilbara coast in six years, with the Bureau of Meteorology anticipating it....

Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bush fires

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:36:00 +0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Much of Australia 's wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday (Feb 7) by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought.

Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bush fires

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:15:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

SYDNEY (REUTERS) - Much of Australia 's wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday (Feb 7) by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought.

Heavy rain hits Australia's bushfire-ravaged east coast, flood warnings issued

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:13:00 +0100ecns (en)

Extreme weather of heavy rain, damaging winds and flash flooding is not something that would usually be celebrated, Australia farmers and firefighters on the east coast, however, are cheering on the downpour. In the midst of the worst drought on record, the huge rainfall on Friday is predicted to....

Australia celebrates as heavy rains dampen huge bushfires

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 07:09:00 +0100reuters-in (en)

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Much of Australia ’s wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought. The downpour came with its own risks - officials....

Heavy rain hits Australia's bushfire-ravaged east coast, flood warnings issued

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 06:33:00 +0100china.org.cn (en)

SYDNEY, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- Extreme weather of heavy rain, damaging winds and flash flooding is not something that would usually be celebrated, Australia farmers and firefighters on the east coast, however, are cheering on the downpour. In the midst of the worst drought on record, the huge rainfall....

Heavy rain hits Australia's bushfire-ravaged east coast, flood warnings issued

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 06:32:00 +0100xinhuanet_en (en)

SYDNEY, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- Extreme weather of heavy rain, damaging winds and flash flooding is not something that would usually be celebrated, Australia farmers and firefighters on the east coast, however, are cheering on the downpour. In the midst of the worst drought on record, the huge rainfall....

Australia welcomes drought-easing drenching, even as it brings floods

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 06:13:00 +0100oann (en)

February 7, 2020. By Byron Kaye and Renju Jose. SYDNEY (Reuters) – Much of Australia ’s wildfire-ravaged east coast was drenched on Friday by the biggest rainfall in almost 20 years, dousing some of the most dangerous blazes and providing welcome relief to farmers battling an extended drought.

NASA sees tropical storm Damien form off Australia's Pilbara coast

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 05:47:00 +0100phys (en)

The low-pressure area that formed off Australia 's Kimberley coast and lingered there for a couple of days has moved west and developed into Tropical Cyclone Damien off the Pilbara coastline. NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean and provided forecasters with a visible image of the new tropical storm.

LIVE: WA's Pilbara region battens down as Cyclone Damien gathers steam

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 04:54:00 +0100smh (en)

Following a yellow alert for Port Hedland issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services just after 10.30am, port operators have started to tie down activities. "The Port Hedland Port Authority has cleared the port and advised port operators to prepare for the approaching weather," a BHP spokeswoman said.

LIVE: WA's Pilbara region battens down as Cyclone Damien gathers steam

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 04:53:00 +0100watoday (en)

Following a yellow alert for Port Hedland issued by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services just after 10.30am, port operators have started to tie down activities. "The Port Hedland Port Authority has cleared the port and advised port operators to prepare for the approaching weather," a BHP spokeswoman said.

Australia welcomes drought-easing drenching, even as it brings floods

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 04:49:00 +0100reuters (en)

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The east coast of Australia welcomed the heaviest drenching in years on Friday, dousing some of the country’s most damaging and long-running wildfires and easing a drought that has crippled farming across two states. Sydney alone had seen more than 60 millimeters (2.

LIVE: WA's Pilbara region battens down as Cyclone Damien gathers steam

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 04:35:00 +0100theage (en)

Nearly 20 schools, high schools and learning centres in the Pilbara remained closed on Friday morning as the region braced for extreme weather. Closures include: Baler Primary School; Cassia Education Support Centre; Cassia Primary School; Dampier Primary School; Hedland Senior High School; Karratha....

Supermarket shelves bare as Pilbara coast braces for severe cyclone

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 02:06:00 +0100smh (en)

Karratha, Port Hedland and Dampier are bracing themselves for destructive winds and dangerous flooding, as Cyclone Damien gravitates towards the Pilbara coast. The tropical storm will be the most severe cyclone to cross the Pilbara coast in six years, with the Bureau of Meteorology anticipating it....

Supermarket shelves bare as Pilbara coast braces for severe cyclone

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 02:02:00 +0100theage (en)

Karratha, Port Hedland and Dampier are bracing themselves for destructive winds and dangerous flooding, as Cyclone Damien gravitates towards the Pilbara coast. The tropical storm will be the most severe cyclone to cross the Pilbara coast in six years, with the Bureau of Meteorology anticipating it....

Supermarket shelves bare as Pilbara coast braces for severe cyclone

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 02:00:00 +0100watoday (en)

Karratha, Port Hedland and Dampier are bracing themselves for destructive winds and dangerous flooding, as Cyclone Damien gravitates towards the Pilbara coast. The tropical storm will be the most severe cyclone to cross the Pilbara coast in six years, with the Bureau of Meteorology anticipating it....

Supermarket shelves bare as Pilbara coast braces for severe cyclone

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 01:46:00 +0100brisbanetimes (en)

Karratha, Port Hedland and Dampier are bracing themselves for destructive winds and dangerous flooding, as Cyclone Damien gravitates towards the Pilbara coast. The tropical storm will be the most severe cyclone to cross the Pilbara coast in six years, with the Bureau of Meteorology anticipating it....

Australia welcomes drought-easing drenching, even as it brings floods

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:49:00 +0100malaymail (en)

Pedestrians hold umbrellas as they walk in heavy rain in Sydney's CBD, Australia , January 17, 2020. — AAP Image/Bianca De Marchi pic via Reuters. SYDNEY, Feb 7 — The east coast of Australia welcomed the heaviest drenching in years today, dousing some of the country's most damaging and long-running....

Australia welcomes drought-easing drenching, even as it brings floods

Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:08:00 +0100themalaymailonline (en)

Pedestrians hold umbrellas as they walk in heavy rain in Sydney's CBD, Australia , January 17, 2020. — AAP Image/Bianca De Marchi pic via Reuters. SYDNEY, Feb 7 — The east coast of Australia welcomed the heaviest drenching in years today, dousing some of the country's most damaging and long-running....

Full Article: Australia welcomes drought-easing drenching, even as it brings floods

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 23:57:00 +0100wsau (en)

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The east coast of Australia welcomed the heaviest drenching in years on Friday, dousing some of the country's most damaging and long-running wildfires and easing a drought that has crippled farming across two states. Sydney alone had seen more than 60 millimeters (2.

Australia welcomes drought-easing drenching, even as it brings floods

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 23:47:00 +0100japantoday (en)

The east coast of Australia welcomed the heaviest drenching in years on Friday, dousing some of the country's most damaging and long-running wildfires and easing a drought that has crippled farming across two states. Sydney alone had seen more than 60 millimeters of rain in the past 24 hours and was....

Australia welcomes drought-easing drenching, even as it brings floods

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 23:37:00 +0100reuters-in (en)

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The east coast of Australia welcomed the heaviest drenching in years on Friday, dousing some of the country’s most damaging and long-running wildfires and easing a drought that has crippled farming across two states. Sydney alone had seen more than 60 millimetres (2.

Australia welcomes drought-easing drenching, even as it brings floods

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 23:15:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

SYDNEY, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The east coast of Australia welcomed the heaviest drenching in years on Friday, dousing some of the country's most damaging and long-running wildfires and easing a drought that has crippled farming across two states. Sydney alone had seen more than 60 millimetres (2.

Australia welcomes drought-easing drenching, even as it brings floods

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 23:08:00 +0100trust (en)

SYDNEY, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The east coast of Australia welcomed the heaviest drenching in years on Friday, dousing some of the country's most damaging and long-running wildfires and easing a drought that has crippled farming across two states. Sydney alone had seen more than 60 millimetres (2.

NASA sees tropical storm Damien form off Australia's Pilbara coast

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 20:22:00 +0100eurekalert (en)

Credit: Credit: NASA Worldview. The low-pressure area that formed off Australia 's Kimberley coast and lingered there for a couple of days has moved west and developed into Tropical Cyclone Damien off the Pilbara coastline. NASA's Terra satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean and provided....

Tropical Cyclone Damien to strengthen as it tracks toward northwest Australian coast

Thu, 06 Feb 2020 18:11:00 +0100news-yahoo (en)

Newly formed Damien is expected to intensify before spreading flooding rainfall and damaging winds over Australia 's Pilbara coast this weekend. This storm started as a broad area of low pressure in a swath of tropical moisture over northern Australia earlier this week, where rounds of tropical downpours increased the risk for flash flooding.

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