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Heatwave, Flowers and Eagles

When the temperature hits the mid to high 40c it very rarely lasts for more than two days – three tops. But even those two days are enough to do a lot of damage. The north of the State, the Flinders Ranges and beyond change from arid lands into desert landscape. In the spring these […]

Wednesday

Warmish Day in old SA

Tomorrow I head off to Adelaide and a wonderful 42c, so shopping should be a load of fun.  When the arrangements were made there was no indication of this kind of temperature but regardless, my son ( with whom I am hitching a ride) has to go down anyway, so I didn’t want to appear […]

Wednesday

Freaky Friday

Well,  the thunderstorm began at about 3am – woke Benji up and that woke me up. Have been up since. Thunder lasted about half an hour but the rain has persisted and it’s wet and miserable. I hate this weather – not because it’s wet and miserable – but because it makes a fellow feel […]

Concerning..

Temperature today (Friday)  was 41c and tomorrow a 44c day before a cool change comes in in the late afternoon. Our area of the state has been designated as  extreme risk for bush fires. Other parts of the State, particularly, Penola and Mount Gambier where the major forests are, has been designated catastrophic.   Water Bombers are […]