Last update: September 15th, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Closeup on the western portion of Australia, as seen in the Suomi NPP “Black Marble” imagery.
Credit: NASA Earth Observatory/NOAA NGDC
The Northern Territory Fire Incident website reports that grass and scrub fires have broken out near Stuart Highway. Which is in Katherine, Australia. Therefore these grass and scrub fires are normal at this time of year in Australia during the end of summer months. Also This image shows these fires creating spots of fires with a fair amount of smoke being created by the fires. Also The notification for this fire began on April 02, 2019 and is currently ongoing.