In Australia, the rain extinguished the forest fire

The rains extinguished the forest fire in the Australian New South Wales.

A powerful storm passed through the Australian state of New South Wales, and heavy rains extinguished the forest fire raging for the past 74 days, according to the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.

According to media reports, more than a hundred thousand people, including the residents of Sydney were left without electricity. In some settlements evacuated due to flooding.

At the moment there are reports of six victims of natural disasters. In particular, the ambulance service of New South Wales reported four victims: they were in the car in business district of Sydney, when she fell the tree.

It is also known to rescue a teenager who was trapped and waiting for help two hours while in the water waist-deep. Another young man got out of the water after his canoe capsized during rafting.

According to the 9news channel, off the coast of Sydney during a storm the wave height was up to 13,9 meters.

Earlier it was reported that in Australia are a record for the 20 years rains. Local firefighters hope that rain will help put out 17 more uncontrolled forest fires in the coming days.

We will remind, since October of last year in Australia raging wildfires that have so far failed to extinguish. Burned millions of hectares of land, destroyed over two thousand houses.

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