Sydney trains network faced delay after Sydney
Trains of Sydney train network are running late during peak hours because of few incidents at Toongabbie and Central and fire near Holsworthy. According to the reports, a person died at Toongabbie between Parramatta and Blacktown. In another event, a fire broke out near Holsworthy, and a medical emergency took place at Central. NSW Transport tweeted that the network is trying to sort things out, but the commuters have to allow them to run a little late because of a fatality at Toongabbie. They also mentioned that the passengers should listen to the announcements carefully for updates. The delay has affected services on the T1 Western line, T5 Cumberland line, and the T9 Northern line. Trains between Glenfield and Revesby were resumed in both directions after being suspended for some time because of a fire near Holsworthy.
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A lot of mess has been creating by a five-minute snap storm, which caused a lot of destruction across the city. The Upper North Shore faced the maximum damage as trees collapsed roofs and brought down power lines. Andrew Turner from the SES said that they had got a lot of trees on the properties, and a lot of trees are caught up in electricity lines as well. SES has received approx 2000 calls for help since the storm hit just after 1 PM yesterday. The residents of Belrose said when the storm hit, it was so forceful like that it sounded like a cyclone. The gust of wind was huge and quite incredible. All across Sydney, trees fell and disrupted power lines. Severe weather warnings have been issued. A student who got trapped in his car because the storm had to wait for 40 minutes to get help. The residents across Sydney are assessing the damage and checking on their vehicles, most of which have been damaged because of falling branches. Cameron Gibson, who is the deputy commander, said that they are not sure for how long the power will be out for.
There are around 25000 households in Sydney and the Blue Mountains that are without power. It happened because of an intense burst of wild weather that caused massive blackouts yesterday. Ausgrid has said in a statement that they are working on clearing 1500 hazards before they can begin repair work. Some people in Gordon and mount Colah have been told that they may have to stay without power for another night. Jonathon Hall, who is the spokesperson of Ausgrid, said in his statement that the damage caused by the wind gusts of about 90km/h had caused severe damage to the power lines across Sydney, which has resulted in the most significant power outage in the network in recent years. He mentioned that the damage is severe to a high voltage network, as well. The main impact of the disruption can be seen in Sydney’s north, which includes the Lower North Shore and Upper North Shore. The fallen trees toppled onto cars and homes in the suburbs of Gordon and Kilara, which has caused a lot of damage. Ausgrid is in the process of removing all dangerous hazards that include fallen power lines so that they can begin the repair work. Traffic lights in some areas will also be affected.
New South Wales cabinet, when heard to a briefing by WaterNSW, they were warned about Sydney’s water shortage. According to the reports, they were informed that the water levels could reach to “emergency levels” by next May. The warning came around six months ago, and it was advised that the council should start planning accordingly. In a cabinet-in-confidence document that was prepared by state-owned agency WaterNSW, they showed that the water levels are 35% low, and they are declining. By the mid-next year, if the coming summer is hot and dry, the water levels will go down quickly. In April 2017, Sydney’s storages slumped from 95% full to less than 46%. Sydney has been facing first water restriction in a decade as drought is holding a tight grip on NSW. The document did not explicitly mention climate change but warned that there is an immediate need to work on some plan to overcome this scenario where the climate is not following its regular pattern. Cate Faehrmann, who is the spokesperson of NSW Greens’ water, said in his statement that the 2017 metropolitan water plan was based on the data from 1939 drought. The government has ignored years of warnings by experts who told them from time to time about lowering water levels because of climate change and population growth.
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Emigrants from China Ben Meng and Sophie Ding are living in Sydney. But the living here for them is extremely expensive, they even were forced to send their daughter to their grandmother in their native country, as they can afford study in Australia. And it is not the only family, which has to endure the absence of their children. Many Chinese families in New South Wales can't see their kids for more than a year. The main reason for it is high prices of care for children.
Sydney is the 16th most expensive megalopolis in the world now. Nevertheless, the Chinese support traditional upbringing in several generations. So communicating of grandchildren and grandparents is very important for them. Anyway, parents can communicate with their children via Internet.
The Sydney residents Maria Exposto was accused in transporting drugs in 2014. When she was at the main airport of Malaysia, the workers found about 1 kg of drugs, specifically, crystal meth in her bag. Someone asked her to bring it to Australia and didn't mention about the illegal stuff in the bag. Later she said, this is how to help other people and she had been overreached. Mrs Exposto added, she had always known she would be released, as if she had never been guilty. And that came true, she has been recently released and admitted not guilty. These days she is going to return home to Sydney and see her family.
The Bureau of Meteorology has recently informed about the serious deterioration of weather in Sydney. Severe hail, rains and bitter winds are forecast for the majority of districts in Sydney. Some districts have already received bad weather. Not only Sydney bur almost all East Side of New South Wales can be influenced.
Though this rain was supposed to extinguish bush fires across the state, there is also a danger of lightnings, they can start new fires. Rural Fire Service has already informed about more than 20 uncontained fires around the state. More than a thousand people fight them.
Now the residents of Sydney are advised not to come out of their houses, to drive cars, bicycles and so on. It can be dangerous because of water on the roads and fallen power lines.
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An investigation in sex business of Melbourne and the state of Victoria is going to start. The main aim of the investigation is legitimizing the branch and reviewing laws and safety firstly since 1985. Sex work advocate Mrs Patten will be a leader of it, as she considers that modern laws in sex business are not valid anymore. Last laws were created when there was not so developed technologies and no internet, now it influences so much. She adds, a lot of workers in this branch are illegal and use illegal equipment, such as massage salons. In return, the legal workers can be in not very safe conditions.
In summer this year two young brothers beat an officer on the territory of St Kevin's College in Melbourne. 19-year-old Isaiah Stephens and 20-year-old Jay Stephens admitted their guilty yesterday in the court. Chris O'Neill, the officer, received serious injures in the fight.
Melbourne Court decided to simplify their sentencing and give only two years behind bars instead of fifteen that had been announced before by the higher court. The judge doubts in logic of this decision.
The crime was committed in June. There was not only a fight, but violating public peace and damaging some property, such as vehicle. The brothers are to face the court again in spring.
Victorian Treasury assessed Transurban as unique because according to the CityLink contract, no one except Transurban could increase fares in 20 years. But the appraisal did not add a considerable inquiry of the provision of other companies with access to paid CityLink services after the initial end date, as well as other means of financing, the audit achieved. The government and the treasury denied these facts.
Finance Minister also posted a six-page response to, in which he opposed the report, adding that the department admitted it whether a different operator could do the work.
Opposition leader told the underpass has never been closed, and the Auditor General confirmed it.
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Зафаран (шафран) выращивается на больших коммерческих площадях во многих частях мира. В последние годы в Узбекистане также уделяется внимание разведению шафрана. В ходе визита Президента в Кашкадарьинскую область 24-25 февраля 2017 года были определены задачи по созданию шафрановых плантаций и заготовке сырья.
В соответствии с этой задачей в 2017 году Государственный комитет по лесному хозяйству и бренд-инвестиционной группе ООО импортировал 36,4 тонны шафрановых луковиц из Нидерландов. Шафрановые растения были созданы на площади в один гектар. В 2018 году на 14,7 гектарах лесных ресурсов в 14 лесных районах по всей стране были организованы плантации саженцев шафрана, и были созданы плантации. В настоящее время эти районы проходят лечение лекарственным шафраном.