Rain relieves fire-stricken areas in Australia

Rain relieves fire-stricken areas in Australia

The heavy rains provided little relief in some areas devastated by forest fires in Australia, which put the future of 327 protected species of animals and plants at risk.

Officials in the states of New South Wales and Victoria, in the south-east of the country, have warned that today will be marked by severe storms, hail and possible floods and winds.

Heavy rains fell in the East Gippsland region, one of the areas most affected by the fires in Victoria, and rains also hit the south coast and the Snowy Mountains, which have been devastated by flames since New Year’s Eve.

Bad weather continues to cause deaths across Europe

Bad weather continues to cause deaths across Europe

Since Sunday, at least 9 people have died, victims of heavy rains that have affected France, Italy and Greece.

The death toll from the torrential rains that have plagued France, Italy and Greece has risen to 9.

The most recent victims were two women who died after the heavy storm that hit the Aegean islands.

Greece has already registered four fatalities. Last Sunday two men, tourists, died after their boat sank.