As fires rage across three Australian states, devastating towns, businesses and the lives of the people that support them, helpless onlookers have taken to social media to express their grief and to illustrate the crisis. Here is a collection of Tweets spanning the affected states that highlight our nation’s response to one of the worst natural disasters we have faced. Update: the temperature at #Penrith has soared further to 48.9 degrees. New all time record. Unbelievable. @9NewsSyd — Natalia Cooper (@Natalia_Cooper9) January 4, 2020 Nine News reporter Natalia Cooper recorded eye-watering temperatures in Penrith, which was named the hottest place on Earth on Saturday afternoon. She deemed the record-breaking heat "Unbelievable." Time lapse of deteriorating conditions here in #Cooma #NSWfires pitch black at 1630hrs. Thoughts to our crews out there. Please stay safe. — Bill Johnstone (@johnstoneD02) January 4, 2020 Country Fire Association Operations Manager Bill Johnstone offered […]