A dust storm has hit northwest Victoria, convert the sky orange, as strong winds kick up in Code Red fire conditions.
clarity in the area was low with the thick dust. This comes on a day with state’s highest bushfire warning – code red – issued for central and northwestern parts of the state.
Thousands of properties are also without power across Victoria.
Power cor, a service provider, had extra crews working on Thursday to tackle around 5400 power outages, with most due to winds across the state’s west.
The expected tocool down in Melbourne around 3pm to 4pm on Thursday.
News Source: 7 news