Welcome to Dindi Daily, for Thursday, January 31.
Lightning strikes in the north-east caused fires north-east of Merton, Mansfield, Longwood, Maindample and Woods Point throughout Wednesday, and last night’s thunderstorms caused hundreds of reports to Emergency V ictoria.
Trauma expert Dr Rob Gordon and community recovery expert Anne Leadbeater will offer advice to those who may be distressed by the memories of what was the most significant natural disaster in Victoria’s history: the Black Saturday fires. They have made a podcast at The Better Health Channel.
A Cancer Wellness and Exercise forum and program is to be held at Seymour Health. A comprehensive survivorship education, exercise and wellness program will be held over eight weeks, by Sally Littlewood.
Breakfast with the Birds – Guided Walk with the Murrindindi Birdwatchers will be held this Saturday – World Wetlands Day. Cost is $5 per person; kids free. At the Y Water Discovery Centre, 2 Hood St, Yea.
Today is the last xday of January. And it will soon by the first Saturday in February – which means its time for the Yea railway Market, from morning until early afternoon.
Weather: Humid conditions after the thunderstorms across Victoria late Wednesday. Temperatures are expected to plummet from mid-30s on Wednesday to a low of 9 in Alexandra and Yea on Thursday morning. Maximums across the region for Thursday are Alexandra 23, Eltham and Healesville, cloudy , and 20, Kinglake and Marysville 18, Whittlesea 19, Yea 23
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