Monday, 14 January 2013

update........

Fire really bad..........28 homes lost..........40 sheds etc..........plus machinery, stock, amounts unknown at this stage.......40,000ha at least burnt out..........100km perimeter..........
STILL OUT OF CONTROL..........
thanks for your concern.........
the wind and the temps yesterday were horrendous..........up to 46 degC and wind in the afternoon 60km-80km per hour.........worst fire conditons possible.........
today is going to about 37 deg..........bit breezy but not the wind like yesterday...........
lots of worrying for family and friends.......
this is a long way from over...........
.........take care til next time.....Chookyblue.........

42 comments:

  1. just awful ... thinking of you all.... NSW is having it very hard...
    Hugz

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  2. You and all of Australia have been in my thoughts and prayers. We keep hearing about the terrible fires and horrible temperatures. I can't imagine what it would be like to have it 46 degrees. My prayers will continue!

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  3. OMG I wish I could send up the cooler weather for you all...I so feel for you...I'm all choked up and teary. Stay safe xoxoxo

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  4. Sending love, hugs and positive energy. Gosh Chooky... it's a harsh country we live in. Stay safe my friend xxx

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  5. So good to hear from you. I just hope you stay safe and don't have any losses.

    Keep updating when you can so we know you are all okay. Praying for you,

    Joolz

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  6. Thanks for the update, glad you and your family are safe.

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  7. I'm with Joolz and Sue-Anne, thanks for the update! Thinking of you guys.

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  8. Can't imagine how scary this all is. Stay safe, you are very much in our thoughts.....

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  9. Keeping you and yours in prayer as you and all who are affected by this disaster.
    Love and hugzzzzzzzz

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  10. Thinking of you and those you love....stay safe dear friend!

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  11. Terrible news Chooky. STay safe.

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  12. Oh, I'm so sorry to hear had bad it is. I'm praying for everyone in Australia!

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  13. I hope it doesnt get any worse..28 homes..so sad. Everything is still crossed.

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  14. So glad you posted this. I've been worried sick since I sent you that email this morning. This was after I saw the news this morning. Stay safe Chooky... I hope they have all the fires out soon xx

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  15. Still thinking of you all... fingers crossed that the rain comes...xxxx

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  16. OMG you have been in my thoughts all day. Fires are all over our news at the moment, and I am so thinking of you. Please stay safe..... hughs to you xxx

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  17. of course that is hugs to you!!! Please keep us updated if you can.

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  18. Yes,it must be the worst happening. Must be a frightening experience, hope all have somebody to help them. Take care.

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  19. Oh how awful .... I'll keep you all in our prayers Chooky. Stay safe.
    Joy xx

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  20. Thanks for the update. We are crossing our fingers that the fires will be under control very soon.

    Minus 28 here this morning so I would be glad to share some of this and a little bit of snow with you.

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  21. That's terrible Chooky .... Thinking of you guys xoxo

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  22. That's terrible Chooky .... Thinking of you guys xoxo

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  23. Scary stuff Chooky !!! Stay safe and thinking of you L xo

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  24. thanks for the update - very worrying time...thinking of you and your family...stay safe xx

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  25. Stay Safe and thanks for keeping us updated with what's happening ((())) Barb.

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  26. is it close to your place?
    sending the cool ocean breezes for you....

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  27. Glad you posted..there's lots of people thinking of you.
    XX Lea

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  28. Thinking of you and your family and friends and praying that you stay safe

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  29. Stay safe dear Chooky.please try to post each day so we know you're OK.
    Hugs Laura x

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  30. Stay safe Chooky. It is such a worrying time and the fires are just so unpredictable. Sending hugs and prayers.

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  31. Stay safe. I am thinking and hoping for you all.

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  32. Sending lots of prayers your way, Chooky. Didn't realize it was so close to you. Stay safe.... Hugs...

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  33. I just listened to a short piece on the news about this. I immediately thought of you. Thank you for the update. You have many friends around the world, who's thoughts and prayers you are in.

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