Media playback is unsupported on your device

Australia bushfires: Man dies and homes destroyed

18 October 2013 Last updated at 07:55 BST

Bushfires raging across Australia have claimed at least one life and destroyed hundreds of homes.

The blazes are continuing to burn in the outskirts of Sydney, despite the easing of temperatures and winds.

Claire Brennan reports.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.