Good morning Bendigo - 17.01.14

Good morning Bendigo! 

One day to go before the cool change hits. We can do it! 

TODAY'S WEATHER

Max 43, mostly sunny. 

For more weather go here

TRAINS

All trains to Melbourne have been replaced by coaches while works are done on the tracks. 

NEWS OVERNIGHT

Mystery woman saves life

A mystery woman has saved the life of a mother of two struck by lightning at Cairn Curran Reservoir on Wednesday night. 

Mother of two struck by lightning at Cairn Curran Reservoir

Casey Hancock said a woman in her 20s helped resuscitate Simone Newman, 27, who showed no signs of life after lightning struck her about 7.38pm.

Ms Hancock said the woman took control as people rallied to perform CPR and phone triple-0. 

"This woman knew exactly what she was doing," she said. 

"If it wasn't for her direction, Simone wouldn't have survived. 

Heatwave: Bushfire threat continues as Australia's south-east suffers soaring temperatures

Residents in parts of Victoria's Northern Grampians are being told to seek shelter immediately as a massive bushfire burns out of control on another day of extreme heat.

Dozens of bushfires are burning in Victoria and South Australia and temperatures are again tipped to top 40 degrees in parts of Australia's south-east.

THE HIT LIST

Reader pictures: Lightning hits Bendigo

Amazing pictures of fire battle at Harcourt North

GALLERY: Beating the heat in Bendigo

GALLERY: Keeping cool at Crusoe Reservoir

Woman struck by lightning at Cairn Curran reservoir

THE DAILY QUIZ

1. Which group of people first developed central heating?

2. Which country in the world has the most computers?

3. Which branch of science was Einstein famous for?

4. How many pieces of bread are used to make a club sandwhich?

5. What name is given to an extra file sent with an e mail?

DID YOU KNOW?

Jack is the most common name in nursery rhymes. 

JOKE OF THE DAY

I've got a load of Harry Potter books for sale. 

How much? A Quid each.

Got a better joke? Any tips on what we should be heading out to today? Email merran.reed@fairfaxmedia.com.au 

Daily quiz answers:

1. Romans  2. USA  3. Physics  4. Three  5. Attachment

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