Fires and Smoke in Southeast Australia, January 23, 2003

  • Released Thursday, January 23rd, 2003
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:57PM
  • ID: 2679

Aqua's rapid fire gallery features today's image of the fires in Southeast Australia. A state of emergency is still in effect in Canberra, Australia with very hot, dry and windy conditions predicted over the next couple of days. A fire continues to burn in the McIntyre Hut area north-west of Canberra. Another fire, the Gudgenby fire, continues to burn to Canberra's south. There is a total fire ban in force in the region for the next six days.

Video slate image reads "Smoke and Fire in Southeast AustraliaJanuary 23, 2003".

Video slate image reads "Smoke and Fire in Southeast Australia

January 23, 2003".


Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio,MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (

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