Australian Wildfires Lead Thousands To Seek Refuge On Beach | NBC Nightly News

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Desperate to escape the scorching heat from the flames, thousands of Australians spent New Year’s Eve huddled on a beach. Firefighters, most of them volunteers, are battling at least 120 wildfires amid a record-breaking summer heat. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Wat...



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Tonight, these apocalyptic scenes happening across australia, massive wildfires, creating a stunning red sky, thousands huddling on the beach desperate to escape the scorching heat from the flames pretty extreme. It was very scary. Everything within just went wolf. These people, sheltered in a boat enveloped by smoke, overwhelmed firefighters, most of them. Volunteers now battling some 120 separat ...
fires as australia, caught on its military to help every living creature scrambling for safety smoke from the bush fires, closing in as a herd of kangaroos, desperately hop away from the flames, and this temperature soared koalas face dehydration. This firefighter lent a helping hand, and this cyclist gave water to a koala who just couldn't drink enough, but officialssaid as many as 8,500 koalas may have already died in new south wales alone. A national crisis at new year's fireworks amidst applier stories. Australia is uniquely vulnerable to climate change this past year it recorded its driest spring and just a few weeks ago, its hottest day ever on record and next year could get even worse. Hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.


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