NASA publishes satellite images of wildfires in Australia

This image of intense bushfires in and around Grampians National Park in western Victoria, Australia, was captured from Space on 17 January by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite.

Australia has been suffering a great heat wave for the last couple of weeks which caused wildfires in several states. The fires burned 43,000 hectares in the Grampians National Park in western Australia.