Where is the smoke over Adelaide coming from?
The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) said the likely cause was a prescribed burn at Montacute, north-east of the city. “The winds around the metro area — they’re generally light north-easterlies,” forecaster Simon Timcke told ABC Radio Adelaide.
Is there fires in Adelaide?
A bushfire burning at Cherry Gardens, in the Adelaide Hills, has now been contained. South Australia Police said the threat from the fire has reduced at Hicks Hill Road near Longwood, Mylor, Biggs Flat, Scotts Creek, Chapel Hill, Cherry Gardens and Mount Bold in the Mount Lofty Ranges.
Where were the fires in South Australia?
19 November. A lightning storm that passed across South Australia resulted in CFS responding to more than 100 fires within 24 hours. Fires were concentrated in the Eyre Peninsula, Flinders Ranges, Mid North, Yorke Peninsula and Lower South East regions.
Is there a bushfire in SA?
All people living in outer metropolitan areas of Adelaide and regional South Australia are at risk of bushfire. The bushfire-prone areas in South Australia cover: more than 75 towns in the Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula and Kangaroo Island.
Why can I smell smoke in Adelaide?
SMOKE from bushfires burning in Victoria has drifted over Adelaide, causing a strong smell over the city and many surrounding areas. Bureau of Meteorology senior forecaster Tom Boeck said south-easterly winds have pushed the smoke from Victoria over to Adelaide.
Why does Melbourne smell like smoke?
You will see or smell smoke across parts of Melbourne City and Mornington Peninsula. Smoke is the result of burning from multiple sources including private property burn offs and planned burns on public land. For information about air quality check EPA’s air quality information: www.epa.vic.gov.au/epaairwatch.
Why can I smell smoke in Adelaide today?
Is Cherry Gardens fire under control?
Police said the fire was extinguished by members of the public, with minimal damage caused to scrubland. Police are asking members of the public who may have witnessed the fire or have dashcam footage of the incident to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Is there a fire ban today in Adelaide?
Fire Ban: No, however other restrictions apply during Fire Danger Season. Areas Affected: Adelaide City. Port Adelaide/Enfield.
Can you complain about Neighbours smoking?
The simplest way to resolve a dispute with your neighbour is by talking to them directly and trying to reach a resolution that works for both parties. If you have tried to discuss the smoke issue with your neighbour and they have not fixed the problem, you should contact your local council.
Is there a fire near Naracoorte?
Fires are burning near Naracoorte in the South East. The BLACKFORD, MAIL BRIDGE ROAD fire is uncontrolled. This grass fire is burning in a East to North East towards Minnie Crowe Road Avenue Range and Fairview Road at Lucindale.
What’s that smell in Geelong?
Mercaptan is added to LPG to give it its distinctive gas smell. “People in the broader Geelong area should be aware that in the event they smell gas during this period, it could be an unintended release of mercaptan and not an LPG leak,” the spokesman said.
Is there a fire danger in South Australia?
WATCH: November records will be broken this week as South Australia faces catastrophic fire danger on Wednesday and fire danger will rise across NSW later this week. Soaring temperatures in South Australia bring with them catastrophic fire danger. Source:Supplied
Where are the bushfires in South Australia in November?
Last week the network was disconnected in Port Lincoln during a bushfire at Duck Ponds which threatened the town. Records have been set for top November temperatures in spots including Hindmarsh Island, Parndana, Murray Bridge, Kingscote, Stenhouse Bay, Robe, Parafield Airport, Keith, Padthaway South, Clare, Strathalbyn, Lameroo and Naracoorte.
When did the Ash Wednesday fires happen in Australia?
The Ash Wednesday bushfires, known in South Australia as Ash Wednesday II, were a series of bushfires that occurred in south-eastern Australia on 16 February 1983, which was Ash Wednesday in the Christian calendar.
Where did the fires start in Victoria Australia?
In Victoria alone, 180 fires were reported, eight of which became major fires. At one stage, the entire Melbourne metropolitan area was encircled by an arc of fire. Property loss began early in the afternoon, particularly in the Adelaide Hills, east of Adelaide and the Dandenong Ranges, east of Melbourne.