Showing posts with label Victoria. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Victoria. Show all posts

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Intense heat grips eastern Australia

Eastern Australia is in the grip of an intense heatwave which has seen temperature records broken in many parts. Daytime highs have soared into the mid-40s Celsius in parts, leading to fire bans across the country's southeast.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Australia: From hot to stormy, again

More than 21,000 homes were without electricity in Mildura, Victoria on Friday after a lightning storm ripped through the area, tearing down trees and power lines. There were also reports of a mini-tornado damaging buildings.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Victoria becomes first Australian state to ban controversial gas mining

Victoria will become the first Australian state to ban fracking, the controversial method of extracting coal seam gas, the state government said in a statement on Tuesday.

EL News