Ballarat weekend report: March 29

WEATHER

Ballarat has been graced with blue skies and a mild temperature in the low 20s after thick morning fog finally lifted around 9am. 

The temperature is predicted to reach a top of 25 degrees today with a small chance of showers this afternoon. 

The next few days will bring brilliant sunshine and warm maximum temperatures of up to 27 degrees.

POLICE

Ballarat police reported a very quiet night in town. 

However, police are still investigating the circumstances surrounding a huge drug bust in Canadian yesterday. 

The Courier reported yesterday that police seized around 100 mature marijuana plants in a major drug bust at a vacant house in Canadian yesterday morning. 

It is understood that no arrests have been made yet. 

FIRE

Ballarat City Fire Station also reported a very quiet night, with no call outs. 

A station officer said while it was a rare occurrence, it was a welcome occurrence.

AMBULANCE 

Ambulance crews also had a quiet night. 

Ambulance Victoria spokesman John Mullen said there were no major call outs over night. 

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