Forest Fire (38754 ha) in Australia 18 Oct 2023

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1018083
Countries: Australia
Start Date - Last detection*: 18 Oct 2023 - 31 Oct 2023
Duration (days): 13
People affected: 6 in the burned area
Burned area: 38754 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 49 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

Young man from New York dies in plane crash in Australia at age 22 – E ... 2023-11-09T04:26+0100.

A New York couple mourned the loss of their only son, William Jennings, who tragically died in a plane crash in Queensland, Australia, last weekend. The 22-year-old, along with two others, met a premature end when the firefighting plane th
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È ormai “praticamente certo” che il 2023 sarà l’anno più caldo mai reg ... 2023-11-08T20:18+0100.

Le temperature registrate finora anticipano che il 2023 sarà l’anno più caldo mai registrato prima, superando il 2016. Secondo il Copernicus climate change service, l’anno in corso ha registrato un riscaldamento record di 1,43°C rispetto ai
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Tornado di fuoco in Australia2023-11-08T16:02+0100.

I vortici di fuoco sono simili ai dust devils, ma sono specificamente associati al calore e all'energia rilasciati da un incendio. I turbini di fuoco per via della loro imprevedibilità sono estremamente pericolosi perché possono diffondere
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OMM prevé que El Niño continúe hasta abril, y teme que 2024 sea aún má ... 2023-11-08T14:36+0100.

Un termómetro en una calle de Córdoba (España) a finales del pasado mes de septiembre, en una imagen de archivo. Foto de EFE/ Rafa Alcaide. La OMM adelantó que El Niño “contribuirá a un aumento aún mayor a las temperaturas tanto en la supe
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (27), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),