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‘Leave Now’: Australians Urged to Evacuate as ‘Catastrophic’ Fires Loom By Reuters November 11, 2019 01:55 AM SYDNEY – Authorities declared a state of emergency across a broad swath of Australia’s east coast on Monday, urging residents in high risk areas to evacuate ahead of looming “catastrophic” fire conditions…” Article here: https://www.voanews.com/east-asia-pacific/leave-now-australians-urged-evacuate-catastrophic-fires-loom
(See Map at our post bottom for general idea of how widespread the fires are in Australia.)

Fires over the last 48 hours in Australia. It is from an interactive near real time map, so useful only to give a general sense of the areas impacted: