Australia's catastrophic bushfire season

More than 1400 homes have been destroyed across the nation so far this bush season.
More than 1400 homes have been destroyed across the nation so far this bush season.

AUSTRALIA'S CATASTROPHIC 2019-20 BUSHFIRES SEASON AT A GLANCE:

NSW/ACT

* 15 people dead, one missing

* More than 110 bushfires burning, more than 50 are out-of-control

* 3.6 million hectares burned, greater than the size of Belgium

* 1298 homes confirmed destroyed

VICTORIA

* One person dead, 17 missing

* About 50 bushfires burning

* More than 766,000 hectares burned

* 68 structures confirmed destroyed but this number is expected to rise significantly

SOUTH AUSTRALIA

* One person dead

* About 20 bushfires burning, three of significance

* More than 60,000 hectares burned

* 88 homes confirmed destroyed

QUEENSLAND

* About 30 bushfires burning

* 250,000 hectares burned

* 45 homes confirmed destroyed

WESTERN AUSTRALIA

* More than 30 bushfires burning, two of significance

* 1.2 million hectares burned

* One home confirmed destroyed

TASMANIA

* More than 30 bushfires burning, seven of significance

* 8000 hectares burned

* One home confirmed destroyed

Australian Associated Press