Bushfire smoke blankets Adelaide

As the wind turns easterly over Adelaide on 2019-12-22, it carries a suffocating pall of smoke dozens of miles over the city. This panorama was taken over 25 kilometres from the fires at an altitude of 120m. This ensures that the drone was not interfering with firefighting aircraft, and shows the extent and size of […]


Continent-spanning fires visible from space These maps, taken by the Himawari-8 weather satellite at 4PM Central Australian Daylight Time on 2019-12-20, reveal in stark detail the huge range and reach of the bushfires currently ravaging the nation. All along the eastern coast and the Great Dividing Range, the dull grey plumes of smoke from the […]