New South Wales Rural Fire Service said Saturday marked another “busy day” for firefighters.
Over 100 bush and grass fires are burning across the Australian state, with nearly 60% of those fires not yet contained.
The Gospers Mountain “mega-fire” near northwestern Sydney could take weeks to put out and in Queensland, police have declared an emergency situation.R
Residents were urged to leave immediately.
The weather is only expected to further deteriorate next week, as high winds and temperatures are anticipated.