Fires destroy dozens of homes in Australia

Fires destroy dozens of homes in Australia
19 March 2018   09:58

NEWS DESK- Australian authorities said fires caused by high temperatures and violent winds destroyed about 70 homes and killed large numbers of livestock.

According to the authorities, the fires destroyed and damaged 70 homes in the coastal village of Tatra, south of New South Wales.

Another 40,000 hectares of land in southwestern Victoria, which has seen dozens of fires that destroyed cattle, burned over the weekend.

New South Wales fire department chief Chen Witsimens told Sky News in Australia "We saw dramatic conditions yesterday for the residents of Tathra, especially because of the very hot, very dry, windy weather."