Fire and strong wind warnings as a heatwave continues across south-eastern states
Monday January 25, 2021 – 13:35 EDT
Albury locals took to the trees at Noreuil Park in Albury to beat the heat.
Australia’s south-eastern states are bracing for potential fires and strong winds as a heatwave pushes temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius in many areas.
The temperature reached 38C in some parts of Victoria by 10:30am.
A cool change was not expected to reach Melbourne until 5:00pm, but moved quickly through the west of the state to arrive much sooner than forecast.
The temperature at Avalon, south-west of Melbourne, dropped…