Near Christmas eve at Ricketts Point on Port Phillip Bay. The birds are enjoying the peacefulness of this quiet time of day after all the people, (almost) have departed. One can almost feel the heat in the images as the sun dips towards the horizon.
As predicted Christmas day is hot and a strong north wind is creating havoc with fires down along the coast and in other parts of SE Australia.
Currently its 34 o C outside and fire warnings on the internet tell us;
For the rest of Friday 25 December:
Severe Fire Danger is forecast for the following forecast districts:
Wimmera, North Central, South West and Central
The CFA advises that you:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, http://www.cfa.vic.gov.au and http://www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
For information on preparing for bushfires go to http://www.cfa.vic.gov.au.