Jan 6, 2015

Bushfires follow Australia's third-hottest year

Australia
by
AFP
,
Yahoo News
A charred car stands destroyed after a bushfire moved through the area near One Tree Hill in the Adelaide Hills. Photo: Yahoo News
A charred car stands destroyed after a bushfire moved through the area near One Tree Hill in the Adelaide Hills. Photo: Yahoo News

Australia experienced its third-hottest year on record in 2014, paving the way for an early start to the bushfire season, scientists say...

Wildfires also burned in Western Australia and the southern state of Victoria, officials said, as the Bureau of Meteorology confirmed 2014 was "Australia's third-warmest year since national temperature observations commenced in 1910"