Saturday, February 07, 2009

Holy smoke!

47 degrees. 70kmh winds. Bushfires out of control to the north of us. Lovely, tranquil natural bushland on two sides of our housing estate. Where it hasn't rained for two months; not to mention the big bad drought we've been having for years, so everything is nice and dry. Oh - and did I mention those 70kmh winds were blowing from the NORTH?

That was one scary day I don't want to live through again.

The Baby took this from the front yard at around 8:30pm:

2 comments:

Chris H said...

That is an amazing (if scary) photo. My heart goes out to all you Aussies who are having to cope with such scary fires and their tragic consequences.

Sue aka Clarkie said...

Glad to hear your safe. I have friends n Kilmore, Wallan, Hiden Valley and Whittlesea who's houses didn't far very well but are all safe which is them main thing.

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