Australia's capital braces as hot, windy conditions fuel nearby fires

Australia's capital braces as hot, windy conditions fuel nearby fires

The Straits Times - Asia·2020-02-01 10:13

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) - The authorities warned residents of Australia's capital, Canberra, to be wary of fire and ember attacks on Saturday (Feb 1) as soaring temperatures and strong winds stoked unpredictable blazes near suburban areas.

Temperatures are forecast to reach 41 deg C on Saturday, fuelling an out-of-control bush fire in the south of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) that has already grown to more than 30,000ha in size.

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