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A composite image showing a still from video footage of rain in Melbourne shared by 9 News Australia presenter Jo Hall on Wednesday and firefighters tackling a blaze in New South Wales on December 31, 2019.

After months of devastating bushfires Australia is finally getting rain, but it won’t stop the fires, and is bringing new extreme weather condit...

Firefighters welcomed rain in areas like Victoria and New South Wales. They say it is helping to weaken fires, but will not distinguish them.
A view of the smoke from the Australian fires from the International Space Station.

An astronaut in space photographed the giant smoke plume from Australia’s fires. 70% of the country is covered in haze.

Australia is battling the worst wildfires in its history. The smoke is visible from the International Space Station.
A NASA visualization of the fires over Australia on January 1 2020 based on satellite data.

Australia’s bushfires are producing so much smoke that NASA expects it to travel all the way around the world and return to Australia

NASA said the smoke from the fires devastating Australia had already traveled "halfway around Earth" last week, reaching South America.
An injured koala rests in a washing basket at the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park in Australia, January 8, 2020.

Devastating images of burned koalas and wallabies are emerging from Australia as 1 billion animals are feared dead

Despite rescue efforts, tens of thousands of koalas are feared dead on one island alone. Ecologists worry fires could wipe out endangered species.

Australia’s bushfires are ravaging the country. Here’s how it all happened.

Bushfire season in Australia began in September 2019 following a prolonged drought. Photos and detailed maps show when and how the Australian bushfires started.

A wildfire the size of Manhattan is tearing through Australia

The wildfires blazing across Australia intensified on Saturday due to strong winds and soaring temperatures.