Bushfires are still burning in 100 places on Australia’s south coast
Sadia Noor Portia (7th semester – English Department,
Independent University, Bangladesh)
The fire is still burning in 100 places on Australia’s south coast. But authorities claimed that there is no danger of immediate damage.
Since the start of September of last year till now, 33 people died in this bushfire of Australia. The bushfire has burned over 1 crore 30 lac acres of land in the country. In addition, about 50 crores of animals, including wildlife, have lost their lives in the bushfire.
Australia is often caught by bushfire during the summer. But this year’s bushfire has caused the most terrible conditions. This fiery summer has been termed as ‘black summer’ by the Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison.
At the same time, the Australian Parliament’s activities have been suspended on Tuesday in remembrance of the firefighting victims. The Australian Prime Minister came to Parliament after a long summer break and said this on Tuesday.
He said that our national character has been proved in the “black summer” of 2019/20. The fire is not over yet and there is still danger ahead of us.