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Australia’s wildfires, unprecedented in their size and severity, are so intense they are setting off a series of bizarre phenomena, including fire-driven thunderstorms, fire clouds and so-called ember attacks. Though rain brought some much-needed relief to Australia’s east coast Monday, officials say the wildfire risk remains high, with forecasts showing that conditions will likely dry out and temperatures will creep up again later this week, adding fuel to more than 130 fires that are burning around the country. Smoke from...