Lachlan bushfire status downgraded

Local fire brigade vehicles at the Jefferys Track fire. THE status of the bushfire at Jefferys Track, Lachlan, was downgraded last night after the effective use of water-bombing aircraft during the day. A Tasmania Fire Service spokesman said the bushfire that started late on Friday night had since been contained

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Local bushfires update

The scene at Lachlan late last night. A BUSHFIRE at Lachlan is at present the only fire reported at “Advice” level in Tasmania following yesterday’s Total Fire Ban, but three other fires have been identified in the South-West beyond Maydena. Jefferys Track, Lachlan: Last night around 10pm a bushfire started

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Bushfire advice message for Lachlan

A BUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR JEFFERYS TRACK, LACHLAN Issued At: 20/12/2019 11:10pm There is a bushfire at Jefferys Track, Lachlan. There is no immediate threat. Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control. What to do: People in Jefferys Track, Lachlan should keep up to date by listening to ABC Local Radioor look at the TFS website

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Friday: Day of Total Fire Ban

TODAY has been declared a Day of Total Fire Ban in all municipalities in the southern region. This means it is illegal to light, or cause a fire in the open air, including incinerators, burn-offs, campfires, fire pots, and wood-fuelled barbecues. The total fire ban will be in force in

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Friday: fire weather warning

Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Fire Weather Warningfor the Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 5:10pm  on Thursday 19 December 2019. Weather Situation A hot, dry, and windy north to northwesterly airstream develops during Friday afternoon bringing Very High fire dangers to parts of southeast and

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Pleasant weather for 20th Christmas Parade

Senator Jacqui Lambie congratulating the participants on theaward-winning entry in the parade. PLEASANT conditions greeted the big crowd that turned out for the 20th New Norfolk Christmas parade this afternoon. The pageant had about 33 entries, which was several more than last year. Federal parliamentarians Jacqui Lambie and Brian Mitchell

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Derwent flood warning updated

Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Minor Flood Warning for the River Derwent Issued at 10:58 am on Sunday 8 December 2019 Flood Warning Number: 4 Minor flooding is continuing in the lower River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam and is expected to peak on Sunday afternoon. Flooding is not expected to extend downstream

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Minor flood warning updated

Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Minor Flood Warning for the River Derwent Issued at 4:52 pm on Saturday 7 December 2019 Flood Warning Number: 3 Minor flooding will develop along the lower River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam Saturday afternoon and a minor peak is expected Sunday morning. Flooding is not expected to

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Weather warning cancelled

Bureau of Meteorology Tasmania Cancellation of Warning to Sheep Graziersfor the Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 9:24am on Saturday 7 December 2019. The Warning to Sheep Graziers for the Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts has been cancelled. No further warnings

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Weekend warning to sheep graziers

IDT29000 Australian Government Bureau of MeteorologyTasmania Warning to Sheep Graziersfor the Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 9:17 pm on Friday 6 December 2019. Sheep graziers are warned that cold temperatures, showers and strong westerly winds are expected during Friday and Saturday. Areas likely to

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River Derwent initial minor flood warning

Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Initial Minor Flood Warning for the River Derwent Issued at 4:39pm on Friday 6 December 2019 Flood Warning Number: 1 Minor flooding may develop along the lower River Derwent below Meadowbank Dam during Saturday morning. Flooding is not expected to extend downstream to Macquarie Plains and New

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Initial flood watch for Derwent catchment

Bureau of Meteorology, Tasmania Note: This Flood Watch is a “heads up” for possible future flooding and is NOT a Flood Warning. Initial Flood Watch for the Huon and Derwent catchments Issued at 11:36 am on Friday 6 December 2019 By the Bureau of Meteorology, Hobart. Flood Watch Number: 1 Minor

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