Fires in Northern Western Australia Release Smoke Due West – May 14th, 201217.5S 125.5E
Fires in the northern part of Western Australia release plumes of smoke that blow due west. Fire season in this part of Australia usually begins in May and ends in November. Since the region is currently at the beginning of its dry season, vegetation in the area is still relatively moist, meaning that fires should be relatively easy to contain. Click here to see images of fires in the region in late April, before the official beginning of the fire season.