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Australian bushfires are so huge they're creating thunderstorms that start more fires

Smoke from bushfires shrouds the skyline in Sydney, Australia November 12, 2019.  REUTERS/John Mair - RC2K9D90IBU9

Intense smoke from bushfires has shrouded Sydney. Image: REUTERS/John Mair

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