Weather Warnings - Fire Ban
Total Fire Ban Advice for Victoria
Issued at 4:23 am EDT on Thursday 19 March 2015.
The Country Fire Authority has declared a day of Total Fire Ban for Thursday 19
March for the following areas.
Thursday 19 March
Total Fire Ban
Mallee total fire ban district
For further information regarding Fire Bans and other Fire Restrictions contact
The Country Fire Authority on 1800 240 667 or visit http://www.cfa.vic.gov.au
CFA advises people living in areas at risk of fire to activate their bush fire
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.
Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.