Bushfires blaze near Melbourne, Australia

Firefighters have been battling bushfires near Melbourne in Australia.

There have been high temperatures and strong winds.

The fires have been blazing in the state of Victoria.

There are still two severe warnings still in place in Silvan and in Scotsburn too.

Helicopters are dropping water to try to put out the flames and teams of firefighters are also hosing gallons of water onto the flames.

Many people have had to leave their homes and belongings and move to safer areas.