Australia bushfires: Aerial footage shows spread
21 October 2013 Last updated at 15:10 BST
Aerial footage has revealed the spread of bushfires across Australia's New South Wales, amid fears three blazes could merge.
New South Wales has been badly hit after the hottest September on record. It has declared a state of emergency.
Officials say conditions will worsen this week, with a peak on Wednesday, as Tim Willcox reports.