Oct 302013

In this CNN Student News: Wildfire Outbreak in Australia; Syrian Refugees

CARL AZUZ, CNN ANCHOR: Bringing stories from around the world right to your classroom. This is CNN STUDENT NEWS. First up today, we are heading to Australia where officials are worried that a wildfire outbreak could get worse. At least 56 fires are burning across Australia. On Sunday, authorities said 12 of them were out of control. A very dry winter and month without much rain set up conditions for wildfires. In this video, you can see how strong the winds are. That`s not helping either. Those winds can spread the wildfires, making it harder for firefighters to get the flames under control. Local news agencies are predicting hot, dry and windy conditions over the next few days.


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