Tens of of Muslims in Australia prayed for rain for Australia's who are suffering in . The prayers were part of the Muslim Eid al-Adha - one of Islam's holiest festivals. It is often referred to as the Festival of Sacrifice. It is celebrated by sharing food with family, , the poor and . The biggest gathering was at a in Sydney, which was attended by over 30,000 Muslims. An imam at the mosque said: "God will send down . It is our to help Australians, the farmers."
Australia is having its devastating drought in living . The whole of the state of New South Wales is in drought. A farmers' told the ABC news that farmers appreciated the and thoughts of the Muslim community. She said: "I think it really touched the of our farmers during this . Every little
helps." Australia's Prime Minister
promised $1.3 billion in relief funds for farmers to safeguard their livelihoods. It is currently winter in Australia and the hot summer weather is coming and threatening to worsen the .