AustraliaTravel Alerts

Catastrophic bush fire conditions forecast for South Australia

The Bureau of Meteorology South Australia is warning that a strong front will bring very hot, dry and windy conditions across the State on Wednesday, 20 November, with current fire danger ratings reaching Catastrophic in 4 districts and Severe to Extreme in the remaining districts.The Catastrophic rating is the highest possible rating level and was introduced in 2009 when it became apparent that Extreme could no longer cover the temperature and bushfire danger level adequately.