Bush fires started burning in Australia in June 2019. By the end of the year 66,000 square miles were burned! 34 people have died. Over 1 billion animals have died! The fires have been burning for 8 months! Firefighters have been helpless against it. Churches throughout the country and around the world have had millions praying for rain. Now those prayers have been answered!
Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology reports that Sydney has received 15.4-inches of rain over the last several days - the heaviest rain's in at least 30 years and perhaps ever! New South Wales Rural Fire Servicetweetedthat the rains have helped put out more than 30 fires, calling it “the most positive news we’ve had in some time".