Sydney dust storm possible.
There’s a high chance Sydney might experience a dust storm.
The BOM forecast “Possible raised dust in the afternoon and early evening” for Sydney.
Winds of up to 40km/hr will be experienced in Sydney and dust from regional parts of NSW could make it into the Sydney basin, impacting 5 million people.
Meanwhile, theres a total fire ban for NSW with hot conditions and high winds.
Our earlier story: Total Fire Ban for NSW
It’ll be 37C in Sydney today, nearing 40C in the western suburbs.
There may be a high risk to lives and homes if a bushfire does start. The winds will gust up to 40km/hr in the morning.
There will be a total fire ban for NSW as authorities worry even a small fire could quickly get out of control.
There will be a perfect combination of high winds, hot temperatures and dry bush that could spark fires.
Sydney Bushfires : warning notice
Fire Weather #Warning #NSW Tues.
EXTREME: Greater Hunter
SEVERE: Nth Coast, Greater Sydney, Illawarra/ Shoalhaven, Far Sth Coast, Monaro Alpine, Sthn & Central Ranges, New England, Nthn Slopes, Nth Westn, Upper & Lower Central West Plains, Sthn Slopes, Eastn Riverina & Far West
The elevated fire danger tomorrow (Tue) comes as a front brings strong, gusty winds to southern and western parts & heat spikes. A gusty southerly change will move up the southern coast, reaching Sydney ~midnight Tue/Wed.
More from the NSW rural fire service:
The NSW Rural Fire Service advises you to:
- Action your Bushfire Survival Plan now.
- Monitor the fire and weather situation through your local radio station, www.rfs.nsw.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au.
- Call 000 (Triple Zero) in an emergency.
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