2 dead, 7 missing in Australia wildfires

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"I've never seen the sky so red since 2000", Lean said.

'These are really extraordinary circumstances, particularly at this time of the year, at the beginning of the season or before the normal bushfire season, ' Mr Albanese said.

On Wednesday, Morrison's climate-skeptic government announced a package of low-priced loans worth around 1 billion Australian dollars (US$690 million), created to help drought-stricken farmers struggling with the latest "big dry".

Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned Australia to expect more bad news from the fire zones.

Asked if there is a link between bush fires and climate change, Morrison declined to answer directly.

'Climate change is real, can't you see, ' the man yelled, before being escorted out of the building.

"[We] have firefighters out there saving someone else's house while their own house is burning down, and when we are in that sort of a situation, that is where attention must be".

It has urged people affected by the fires on the north coast and northern NSW areas or knowing someone who is to register with the Red Cross.

Labor leader Anthony Albanese was asked about climate change links earlier on Sunday. "We've got winds blowing, they're circling, it's like a cyclone". "We now have 31 out of 37 districts in Western Australia in the high fire rating, and three of those will go to catastrophic in the days ahead".

The RFS issued a dire warning for Tuesday, saying: "If you are threatened by fire, you may not get help". Cash payment would include 1,000 Australian dollars ($685) for eligible adults and 400 Australian dollars ($273) for eligible children, it said.

Even if the fires are managed for the rest of the year, Fitzsimmons said Australia still had the summer months ahead, bringing major heat waves, dry winds and the worst of their fire conditions.

"Viv is alone can someone help, anyone please ... boys are on the way down if they can get through", Harwood posted.

The remains of the residence at Four Paws boarding kennels smoulders along the Pacific Highway south of Taree, Saturday, November 9, 2019.

Authorities fear that the death toll and the number of people missing will rise.

"With so many fires already burning, homes and lives will be at risk".

NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons says assessment teams are bracing themselves for "considerable losses".

"The more forensic process of getting in and doing the detailed assessments will come over coming days".

Since the blazes erupted, three people have been killed.

Another victim of the bushfires was Vivian Chaplain, a 69-year-old woman who was sent to hospital after suffering severe burns while trying to save her home and pets from the blaze in Wytaliba near Coffs Harbour.

Mr Fitzsimmons said along with the 1300 firefighters on the ground right now from across Australia and New Zealand, they were in contact with colleagues from Canada and the USA for possible help in light of Tuesday's predicted forecast.

Firefighters found another body Saturday morning in a burned vehicle near Glenn Innes - a victim of the same fire that killed Chaplain.

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