Australian wildfires seen from International Space Station

Lines of scorched earth and huge smoke plumes from wild fires in Australia were visible from the International Space Station. Credit: NASA/Chris Hadfield
Plumes of smoke have been captured by NASA astronaut Chris Hadfield. Credit: NASA/Chris Hadfield


Man dies in Australia wildfires

The first fatality in the Australian wildfires has been confirmed. A man was discovered in a burned out car near Seaton in Victoria, around 120 miles east of Melbourne, police said.