Nothing wrong with the climate …

Oh wow, Newcastle had its hottest day on record today – 45 degrees this afternoon. And this is a relatively cool place, close by the ocean with its sea breeze. Up the valley, they hit 47 degrees. Out west, Ivanhoe had 47.6 degrees. So we have what the Rural Fire Service are calling unprecedented conditions for bushfires. Today we had a ‘catastrophic’ warning over large parts of the state. Never before at this level. And tomorrow the winds come, ready to whip up the bushfires already under way.

fire warnings

Nothing wrong with the climate …

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2 thoughts on “Nothing wrong with the climate …

  1. I don’t think I have ever experienced 47 degrees. I remember when it was 40+ once, when I was in Crete, and that was bad enough. I hope you are well-away from those bush fires, Roland.
    Best wishes, Pete.

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