These emotive pictures of the children clinging together around their grandmother under a jetty were taken by their grandfather Tim Holmes. This all took place in the Tasmanian town of Dunalley. The family was forced to wait the fire out as it consumed all nearby residences.
but yea, apparently temperatures in australia this year are through the roof.
So yeh, I live in Kalgoorlie, our temps the past week have been all 48 degrees.Oh and no rain to boot. My lawn is UBER crunchy. It doesn't usually occur this early in the year. Feb is when we mainly get our real bad highs.
My thoughts with anyone suffering through these fires.