Satellite image showing the out of control bushfires in NSW, Australia
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Satellite image shows scale of Australia bushfires

Images from Nasa's Aqua satellite show the scale of the bushfires burning through New South Wales, Australia.

Smoke from the blazes is affecting major cities including Sydney, where air quality is up to 50 times worse than usual.

Rebecca Donovan reports.

Image courtesy AFP/Nasa/Jeff Schmaltz

  • 22 Oct 2013
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