Illawarra in for a hot summer, with bushfire risk high despite rain

Kate McIlwain
Updated December 3 2023 - 12:06pm, first published December 2 2023 - 12:23pm
Illawarra in for a hot summer, with bushfire risk high despite rain
Illawarra in for a hot summer, with bushfire risk high despite rain

The Illawarra is twice as likely as usual to have scorching summer temperatures this year, and remains at an "increased risk of bushfire" despite the recent rain.

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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