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Jasper is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Climate change preparation key as Canberra beats heatwave record

Climate change preparation key as Canberra beats heatwave record

Canberra has sweltered through its worst heatwave on record and experts say the city needs to adapt quickly.

  • by Jasper Lindell

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Police seek driver who sped through truck rollover scene
Updated

Police seek driver who sped through truck rollover scene

Police are looking for the driver of a car that sped through the scene of a truck rollover that left a male driver in hospital.

  • by Jasper Lindell
Police investigating Isabella Plains house fire
Updated

Police investigating Isabella Plains house fire

ACT Fire & Rescue crews attended the Bucknel Circuit home about 9.40am.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy & Jasper Lindell
Canberra shudders through 3.1 magnitude earthquake

Canberra shudders through 3.1 magnitude earthquake

An earthquake recorded just across the ACT border near Sutton was felt widely in the capital on Friday morning.

  • by Jasper Lindell
Hot and stormy: Canberra set for wild weather on Friday

Hot and stormy: Canberra set for wild weather on Friday

Temperatures are forecast to reach 40 degrees on Friday before another storm rolls into the capital.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy & Jasper Lindell
Gas pipeline struck by lightning in Forrest

Gas pipeline struck by lightning in Forrest

A lightning strike ruptured a gas line in Forrest on Thursday night.

  • by Jasper Lindell
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'It was horrendous': Worker shot with potato cannon in drive-by attack

'It was horrendous': Worker shot with potato cannon in drive-by attack

Truck driver Danny McCormack didn't know what hit him when he was standing on the side of a Canberra road.

  • by Jasper Lindell
Police minister backs response to car fires, would like more arrests

Police minister backs response to car fires, would like more arrests

Mick Gentleman would like to see more arrests and convictions for car fires, which are continuing around the city.

  • by Jasper Lindell
Too hot to change church sign as Canberra heads for 40 again

Too hot to change church sign as Canberra heads for 40 again

Canberra is on track to break its record for the most consecutive days of 40 degrees or above, according to forecasters.

  • by Jasper Lindell & Steve Evans
'Walking out the door': Canberrans snap up aircons to prepare for heat

'Walking out the door': Canberrans snap up aircons to prepare for heat

Portable air conditioners are "walking out the door" in the heatwave, Harvey Norman Fyshwick warehouse manager Robert Mason says.

  • by Jasper Lindell
Heat-stressed possum helped to cool down as Canberra starts to swelter

Heat-stressed possum helped to cool down as Canberra starts to swelter

It's not just people feeling the heat this week, with Canberrans reminded to look after their pets and native animals with 40 degree days on the way.

  • by Jasper Lindell