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Northerly winds causing dust storms in SA as grass fire burns on Kangaroo Island

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Authorities are warning residents across parts of South Australia to be wary of gale-force winds heightening the risk of bushfires today, as firefighters battle an uncontrolled blaze on Kangaroo Island.

The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has issued a fire weather warning for nine districts, with a severe weather warning for damaging winds current in parts of the state, and a gale warning for some coastal areas.

“It’s going to be a bit of a strange day,” said duty forecaster Ben Owen.

“We’ll see some drier air…



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