8,500 Hospital Treatment
1,900 Emergency calls in 5 hours
at least 8 Deaths
Emergency response / resources
Disaster Management / Review
Melbourne thunderstorm asthma death toll rises to eight, The Guardian, 29 November 2016.
Davey, M. (2016). Deadly asthma thunderstorm kills four and leaves Melbourne reeling; &
Sample, I. (2016). Analysis, Doctors agree on why, but are less sure how. The Guardian, 25 November. p.3.