When the Sos fire roared through Sydney’s west, it was a disaster for many people.
But for some, it brought a sense of hope.
“It was one of those moments where you realise you’ve been through something you’ve never seen before,” James Smith, a meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology, told Engadge.
He said the fire was just the beginning of the story of the Australian weather system.
“That’s where we are at right now,” Smith said.
“I think that’s the most exciting thing about this.
I think this is what we’ve been waiting for.”
What you need to know about Sos Fire: The Sos is the first major wildfire in Australia’s south-west since a fire devastated parts of the Great Barrier Reef in 1993, killing about 12,000 people.
The fire started in September and was blamed on a drought-affected bushfire in the remote south-east.
The Bureau of Fire and Emergency Management has issued a state of emergency in the state and the federal government has promised $12 million in aid to the state.
The Australian Weather Service has warned that the fire is likely to continue to burn into early February.
For the time being, firefighters are using the Sotiris helicopter to spray water on the fire, while other agencies, including the Bureau for the Environment, are trying to contain the fire.
Watch the Sootiris helicopter spraying water on a bushfire: In the meantime, there are also several other fires burning across NSW and Victoria.
ABC weather presenter Matt Pardew said he had been following the fire closely.
“The fire in the south east is not a typical fire.
It’s a very unusual fire that is burning a lot of trees,” he said.
“There are lots of bushfires in Australia.
He said that was part of the reason that the fires were being brought under control in Australia, by people being prepared.
A bushfire on the Mudgee River in the NSW Kimberley, in September 2015. “
What we’re seeing is the bushfires are taking place in all the different parts of Australia,” he explained.
A bushfire on the Mudgee River in the NSW Kimberley, in September 2015.
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