Huge Dust Storm Rains Down Lightning
…AS AUSTRALIA BATTLES WILDFIRES, HIGH WINDS, AND A CYCLONE
Fears ease over Cyclone Narelle’s impact
Severe Tropical Cyclone Narelle at 5:45pm on Friday January 11. Picture: BOM Source: Perthnow
Almost 50 blazes raise suspicion for fire crews
- Alex White From:Herald Sun January 12, 2013 12:00AM
THE CFA DEALS WITH A FIRE THREAT IN BLAMPIED, NEAR DAYLESFORD. PICTURE: JAY TOWN HERALD SUN
FIREFIGHTERS fear arson attacks are on the rise after almost 50 suspicious Melbourne blazes in two weeks.
A further 25 blazes in Melbourne’s outer southeastern suburbs this week have also raised concern.
Five of the fires lit in Dandenong started on January 4, when the mercury hit a blistering 41C.
- Cyclone update: Cyclone Narelle stops fifth of world iron ore trade (forexlive.com)
- Live blog: Tracking Tropical Cyclone Narelle in Western Australia (disaster-report.com)
- Heat to sear eastern states again (news.smh.com.au)