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Rain and hail pelt fire-ravaged Australian states, bringing new risks -- and potential relief

Jan 15, 2020 - CNN

Severe thunderstorms are pelting some regions of Australia suffering from historic wildfires with powerful rain and large hail.

The storms could bring some much-needed relief to the firefighters battling some of the worst blazes the country has seen in decades. But forecasters say it's not yet clear if the rain will fall where it's needed most in the coming days, or whether there will be enough of it to make a difference in fire-ravaged and drought-stricken areas.

So far there hasn't...