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Extreme weather conditions in Melbourne
Now Melbourne is cleaning up after overnight drenching with roads flooded and ceilings smashed by recording rains. Almost a month's rate has fallen this night in the city. Melbourne has already got March's rate in five days. Suburbs and district of the airport have especially suffered. Drivers in underpass have been trapped by sudden flood of water, but, fortunately, have been saved. The traffic is interrupted in the city centre, many roads are closed.
This climate phenomenon happened because of the tropical cyclone. However, the heavy pouring rain helped ground to recover after a long and hard drought and gave hope to Victorian farmers.
Contestants of Formula 1 arrive to Melbourne
A little more than a week remains before the start of the first stage of the season - Australian Grand Prix. The first team members and racing equipment begin to arrive in Melbourne. Martin Pakula, Victoria's Minister of Tourism and Sports, whose capital is Melbourne, is convinced that the situation with the coronavirus epidemic will not prevent the stage, but the minister is not absolutely sure about this.
“All the actions of the leadership of Formula 1 indicate that they plan to hold the Grand Prix,” says the minister. - Preparation for the race is in full swing, and from today until the end of the weekend we are expecting the arrival of cars and teams. Thus, in a few days, everyone will gather in Melbourne.
At the same time, I acknowledge that the situation with coronavirus is constantly changing, and some aspects are beyond our control. Certain decisions can be made by the government or authorities of other countries.
I am sure that the race will take place, but still I can’t give an absolute guarantee. "