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shinester: WA lost their power throughout the state I heard. Sept 28, 2016 15:07:01 GMT 10
ronnie: Morning. Statewide for you all or hit and miss. Storm must be bad. You all stay safe! Sept 28, 2016 15:33:03 GMT 10
shinester: Storms apparently headed towards the East coast. Sept 28, 2016 16:56:41 GMT 10
shinester: http://www.news.com.au/technology/environment/storm-warning-sydney-melbourne-brisbane-hobart-adelaide-to-be-battered/news-story/464829aed96e95286f1fdd16d315d0ce Sept 28, 2016 16:57:09 GMT 10
ChernobylWolves: Morning all. The debate is that the power outage was due to inefficiency of eco power vs the 81 lightening strikes hitting the transfomer. Sept 29, 2016 4:01:04 GMT 10
ChernobylWolves: Using eco power our society i believe is ineffective. It would be better to have the individual house holds have their own eco energy and suppliement it the coat/power plants if needed. Its currently not equipped to handle it. Just a thought. Sept 29, 2016 4:02:32 GMT 10
shinester: Chernobyl - would you care to expand your thoughts, they're interesting. There's a topic - http://ausprep.com/post/new/3851 Sept 29, 2016 5:33:55 GMT 10
krull68: I would suggest it is a mixture. Sept 29, 2016 8:03:52 GMT 10
twooldblueshoes: Yeah complex issues around why we lost *all* our power, but I remember making comments to someone a few months ago about 'if we lose power for 3 days there will be major chaos' and they didn't think we'd ever have a blackout. lol. Sept 29, 2016 8:11:22 GMT 10
twooldblueshoes: Yay for stoves!! :D Sept 29, 2016 8:11:31 GMT 10
paranoia: Cant really blame the type of generation for a line failure. Regardless of how you generate your power you will still have backup systems, running an anti-green power argument over a failed transmitter is opportunistic and wrong. Sept 29, 2016 8:13:34 GMT 10
paranoia: Exactly blueshoes :) if you still have a roof over your head and can still have a warm cuppa you're not doing too bad Sept 29, 2016 8:15:07 GMT 10
Peter: Afternoon all. Was anyone affected by the storms overnight? Perth metro had the calmest night in several days. Lovely weather here. Sept 29, 2016 9:11:21 GMT 10
krull68: Victorians are being told to stock up 72 hours of emergency supplies. illuminating. Sept 29, 2016 15:42:03 GMT 10
paranoia: Evening all o/ Sounds like the rain is going to be as hard as yesterday... going to have a lot of floods tomorrow! Sept 29, 2016 17:15:44 GMT 10
paranoia: How're we all doing? Sept 29, 2016 17:16:12 GMT 10
ziggysdad: Evening - all good in Brisbane Sept 29, 2016 18:02:15 GMT 10
krull68: Steady rain patches west of the range. and hi all. Sept 29, 2016 18:06:54 GMT 10
ronnie: Hope you all are well! Getting some rain as well finally. Good for the pumpkins... And cool. Ahhhh. It's not raining hard...but enough for me a rain day! What am I thinking.. Always plenty to do. Everyone have a great day. Stay safe and dry! Sept 29, 2016 18:39:24 GMT 10
paranoia: Got 2" here yesterday Ronnie & its predicted 2"-4" overnight... No chance of things being dry here... Sept 29, 2016 18:42:22 GMT 10
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