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Tue Jan 14, 2020, 03:17 PM

Australia fires: Smoke to make 'full circuit' around globe, Nasa says [View all]

Source: BBC

Smoke from the massive bushfires in Australia will soon circle the Earth back to the nation, says Nasa.

Massive infernos have raged along the nation's east coast for months, pushing smoke across the Pacific.

Nasa said plumes from blazes around New Year's Day had crossed South America, turning skies there hazy, and moved "halfway around Earth" by 8 January.

"The smoke is expected to make at least one full circuit around the globe," the US space agency said.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-51101049

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