21 Dec 2023

Australia: Bushfires threaten more homes near Perth

Fire season started early in Australia this year, and the west coast city of Perth is the latest to see wildfires burn out of control.

Residents have been evacuated and homes destroyed, as firefighters struggle to tackle multiple blazes.

Meanwhile, on the other side of the country, people in Queensland state are cleaning up after cyclone Jasper caused unprecedented flooding there.

So are the two connected?