[QODLink]
Asia-pacific

Heatwave stokes Australia wildfire fears

Bushfires in southeast could flare up as sweltering heat is forecast for the region in coming days.
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2013 09:44

After two days of relatively cool weather, extreme temperatures are expected to return to southeastern Australia over the weekend.

The heatwave is causing concern that bushfires could flare up again.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Thomas reports from the Jerrangwala Forest south of Sydney.

42

Source:
Al Jazeera
Topics in this article
People
Country
City
Featured on Al Jazeera
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Featured
Lacking cohesive local ground forces to attack in tandem, coalition air strikes will have limited effect, experts say.
Hindu right-wing groups run campaign against what they say is Muslim conspiracy to convert Hindu girls into Islam.
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
Muslim caretakers maintain three synagogues in eastern Indian city, which was once home to a thriving Jewish community.
Amid fresh ISIL gains, officials in Anbar province have urged the Iraqi government to request foreign ground troops.