The colour of the icon does not indicate the severity of a fire. Myfirewatch map symbology has been updated.
The nsw rural fire service has also released a more detailed map warning that dangerous.
Australia fire map 2019. The hotspot map updates every 2 to 4 hours depending on satellite availability. Nasa lance fire information for resource management system provides near real time active fire data from modis and viirs to meet the needs of firefighters scientists and users interested in monitoring fires. The red dot icon represents a hotspot detected in the last 12 hours.
Australian bureau of meteorology burning australia. This overlay shows a 3d visualization of all the fires australia has witnessed in this season with its map laid on top of the google map of europe that s how large australia s size actually is. Where the devastating wildfires are burning.
But please note that the top image is not an actual photograph it s just a compilation of all the fires this season and. The 2019 20 australian bushfire season colloquially known as the black summer was a period of unusually intense bushfires in many parts of australia. Fri 24 jan 2020 00 50 est first published on fri 6 dec 2019 22 10.
Fire data is available for download or can be viewed through a map interface. This interactive map shows the total area burned overlaid on different capital cities. 2019 to the same region.
The number of people killed as a result of the fires since september 2019 is higher than in recent years. Australia s deadliest bushfire disaster was black saturday in february 2009 when some. Maps and images show where the fires are and how much smoke they ve created.
Maps reveal extent of blazes as sydney braces for catastrophe 12 11 2019. Dry conditions it was the hottest and driest year on record in 2019 have made some of the blazes nearly impossible to contain. Please refer to the legend.
This season s bushfires in south. In june 2019 the queensland fire and emergency service acting director warned of the potential for an early start to the bushfire season which normally starts in august. So even far away from the front lines of the fire many australians are suffering.