The New South Wales Rural Fire Service in Australia are currently coordinating around 100 aircraft to keep control of wildfires in the area.
Cooler temperatures yesterday provided some respite from the fires, with only two areas now under a total fire ban.
- North Western
- Northern Slopes
Fire crews are warning that the crisis sin't over, with the extensive heatwave to continue over the next few days.
A huge wildfire has swept through the Warrumbungle National Park in Australia's New South Wales.
An Australian family made a dramatic escape from the wildfires by jumping into the sea and clinging onto a jetty for three hours.