Storm in Blue Mountains will 'increase fire danger'

Officials warned that a storm heading towards the fire front in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales would increase the fire danger.

The storm is expected to bring up to two millimetres of rain, lightening and strong winds.


Commissioner: "Forecast for tomorrow worse than we have been talking about for last few days". #NSWRFS #nswfires


Oz wildfires: Weather 'to worsen'

Thousands of firefighters in Australia are continuing to battle dozens of wildfires raging in New South Wales as weather conditions are set to worsen. The country's rural fire service chief has warned "the worst of the weather is still to come."