Vehicles and homes are destroyed in Weed, California where a wind-driven wildfire raced through the hillside neighbourhood
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Hurricanes to heatwaves: South-west US hit by extreme weather

Extreme weather is punishing the south-western United States with a heatwave and a hurricane causing chaos from California into Mexico and flash flooding forecast for Arizona.

Thousands of fire fighters are trying to protect homes from wildfires burning out of control in California.

Alastair Leithead reports from Los Angeles.

  • 17 Sep 2014
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