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Long walk in desert heat after roll-over: doubts arise

A 47-year-old man appears to have walked nearly 70 kilometres in up to 38 degrees heat after rolling his car south of Kings Creek...

Lack of rain, warm ocean create hot weather

Why is it so hot? A combination of factors is causing this heat wave, says the Bureau of Metereology. "Primarily it's due to a lack of...

More to come?


From Alice Springs historian ALEX NELSON, 2.47pm yesterday.

And now, the Stuart Highway by scooter

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Out of work French actor does it the hard way: At the Finke crossing yesterday. Alice in a couple of days. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


UPDATE 3.30pm Guyetand is running, for the Swiss charity, Running Together.

Police have "grave concerns" for missing man

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“Accomplished hunter” now in the fourth day missing in bushland north of Alice Springs, and in extreme heat. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.


UPDATE February 6: Search suspended.

Man missing north of Alice Springs

Police concerned about his safety because of severe heat.

Too hot? Try laying bricks.

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Sick of the heat? Try laying bricks. "It's easy," say Curtis Brown and Adrian Glover. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.

Keep the doona in the wardrobe

More heat: BOM's heatwave service is indicating a low intensity heatwave for parts of the southern NT from this weekend and into early next week.

Did Wilfred and Gisela Thor have to die?

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Can we do more to keep our visitors safe? Could the search for the two Germans have started earlier? Is world-wide news reporting of such tragedies harming out tourism industry? Do we need better mobile phone range, and why don't we use cutting edge technology? By ERWIN CHLANDA.


Tips for a hot day



Sir – The bodies of the elderly, young children and babies can’t always regulate temperature changes efficiently making them more susceptible to extreme conditions. Know the signs of heat stress (muscle cramps, paleness, dizziness, headache, nausea, increased heart rate, fainting, excessive sweating or no sweating with high temperature and hot, dry skin) and seek medical attention if necessary, writes Dr Stephen Gourley, Director of Emergency Medicine, Alice Springs Hospital.

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