10 Jan 2020

Temperatures to spike, evacuations ordered in South Australia

From Summer Report, 8:35 am on 10 January 2020

Despite a national bushfire crisis raging since September, Australia is only now entering what is considered to be its worst fire months.

The danger is predicted to be greatest today due to hot, volatile weather.

Emergency warnings have been issued for two towns on Kangaroo Island in South Australia, while the rest of the Island is now under a "watch and act" alert.

ABC Correspondent Lara Hyams spoke to Logan Church.