Australia’s Firefighters Brace for Extreme Heatwave at the Weekend

Australia’s Firefighters Brace for Extreme Heatwave at the Weekend

Firefighters battling wildfires in Australia’s most populous state attempted to make headway Thursday during favorable conditions, before an “extreme heatwave” hits embattled areas at the weekend. Thousands of firefighters in New South Wales (NWS) took advantage of cooler weather and continued to strengthen containment lines. More than 70 fires are still burning across the state […]

Ocean Heatwave Blanketing the West Coast

Ocean Heatwave Blanketing the West Coast

Thursday, Federal scientists they are monitoring a new ocean heat wave off the West Coast, a development that could badly disrupt marine life including salmon, whales and sea lions. The expanse of unusually warm water stretches from Alaska to California, researchers with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday . It resembles a similar […]