Fairfax Media Network

Weather Warnings - Canberra Fire Weather Warning

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
New South Wales

Fire Weather Warning
for the Australian Capital Territory.

Issued at 2:40 am EDT on Sunday 20 December 2015.

Weather Situation
Hot, dry and windy conditions are expected over the ACT on Sunday ahead of an
approaching cold front. W/NW winds are expected over most of the area.

For the rest of Sunday 20 December:

Severe Fire Danger in the following fire area:
Australian Capital Territory

The ACT Emergency Services Agency advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.esa.act.gov.au/actrfs/ and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.esa.act.gov.au/actrfs/.

No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

A Vivid weekend

14:20 EST

For those among us wanting to balance out our participation in Earth Hour, the Vivid Light, Music and Ideas Festival opens in Sydney this on Friday.

Cooler Pacific temperatures signal end of devastating El Nino

13:37 EST

Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has released modelling showing the latest El Nino cycle is over, but could now lead to a wet winter after a devastating 14 months of drought and famine across the Pacific.

Broken Hill Flying Doctors helping isolated Australians for 80 years

10:46 EST

As drought bites hard on large parts of remote Australia, taking its toll on the health and finances of isolated communities, the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS) is more important than ever.