Thick palls of smoke stream from Australia’s sprawling bushfires in this view acquired by NASA’s Aqua satellite on Nov. 11, 2019. The image consists of a natural-color view with an infrared overlay revealing areas of burning. (Source: NASA Worldview image processed by Pierre Markuse)
So far, Australia’s bushfires have scorched more than 4,000 square miles — an area greater than ten times the size of New York City.
With hot and dry conditions predicted for weeks to come, there’s not much