Rain, and lots of it, has fallen across large parts of New South Wales.
Some areas that have been burning are now getting a drenching and that’s helping firefighters bring some blazes under control.
But while it’s good news, it’s not enough to break the drought.
Jonathan Hair reports.
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In This Story: New South Wales
New South Wales is a southeastern Australian state, distinguished by its coastal cities and national parks. Sydney, its capital, is home to iconic structures such as the Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge.
Population: 7.544 million (Sept 2014)