Weather Warnings - Total Fire Ban For South Australia
Fire Weather Warning
for the North West Pastoral and Flinders forecast districts.
Issued at 4:49 am CDT on Wednesday 2 March 2016.
Hot to very hot and dry. Southeast to southwesterly winds increasing to 30-40
km/h in the afternoon and evening. Possible thunderstorms.
For the rest of Wednesday 2 March:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
North West Pastoral and Flinders
The Country Fire Service advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station,
www.cfs.sa.gov.au, and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to www.cfs.sa.gov.au.
No further warnings will be issued for this event, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings issued if necessary.
At least two people have been injured after a group of campers was struck by lightning at Mt Warning on the NSW north coast this morning.
Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracked from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW on Monday afternoon.
Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.