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A fast-growing weed is causing havoc a small Australian town. It almost resembles a scene a horror movie. The weed is called "hairy panic". It is clogging homes, farmyards and other buildings the small Australian town of Wangaratta in the state Victoria. Hairy panic is a grass that is found every Australian state. It gets its name from the long hairs along the edges grass stalks. The dead grass accumulates in large bundles, which are blown the land by the wind. It has become a real nuisance in Wangaratta because the large quantity of weed that is collecting in the town. It has reached roof level some areas. Residents cannot see or reach their garages because of the piles of weed.

Many the residents have left the town until authorities remove the weed. They are fed with having to spend several hours a day clearing the piles dead grass their driveways and gardens. For some residents, it is a battle to fight the wall of weeds to get their home. Local resident Pam Twitchett told Australia's ABC news agency that the weed was physically and mentally draining. Another resident, Jason Perna, spoke the extent of the problem. He said: "It makes it difficult to get the car in the morning - if you can find it." He also put the problem context, saying: "It's a first-world problem. We don't put it the scale of any of the famine or poverty going on in the world."

 
 

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