Heavy rains dampen fires in Australia’s Queensland state, cause flooding

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s bushfire-stricken state of Queensland saw heavy rainfalls on Sunday dampening some of the fires that have

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Australia mourns U.S. firefighters as probe into plane crash begins

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Firefighters in Australia held a minute’s silence on Friday for three U.S. colleagues killed in a plane

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Australian air tanker feared crashed while fighting bushfires

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Helicopters were searching on Thursday for a C-130 Hercules air tanker feared to have crashed while fighting

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Australian government to aid tourism industry as bushfires recede

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – The Australian government said on Sunday it will financially aid the country’s tourism sector that’s been badly

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Floods, road closures in Australia as storms lash some bushfire-hit regions

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Thunderstorms lashed parts of Australia’s east coast early on Saturday, causing road closures and flash flooding, but

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Australia ‘open for business’ as cool change eases bushfire threat

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia on Tuesday urged international tourists to put aside concerns about raging bushfires after the United States

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Australian PM proposes high-powered inquiry into bushfires response

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – After weeks of criticism over the handling of the bushfires scorching Australia, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said

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Twelve dead, several missing as Australia counts the cost of devastating bushfires

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A third person was confirmed dead on Wednesday in devastating bushfires that engulfed Australia’s southeast coast this

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