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Australia Qld sweats through scorching heatwave

06:26  07 december  2019
06:26  07 december  2019 Source:   msn.com

Hot weather set to hit Perth cricket Test with five consecutive days above 38 degrees forecast

  Hot weather set to hit Perth cricket Test with five consecutive days above 38 degrees forecast Perth is looking at potential heatwave conditions for the first time since 2016, with temperatures expected to hover close to 40 degrees Celsius from Wednesday to Sunday this week.The Health Department said it was monitoring the forecast closely and would issue a warning by mid-week if the temperature met its threshold for a heatwave — three or more consecutive days when the forecast minimum and maximum temperatures average at least 32C.

A stubborn heatwave being blamed on warm central Australian winds is settling in across NSW, with very little relief from the sweat -inducing But inland NSW will bear the full brunt of the scorching conditions, with the heatwave expected to intensify to severe or extreme levels as the week wears on.

Most of NSW is set to sweat through a stubborn heatwave over the next week. But inland NSW will bear the full brunt of the scorching conditions, with the heatwave expected to intensify to severe or extreme levels as the week wears on.

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Queenslanders are sweltering through a blistering heatwave as the temperature soars past 40 degrees in parts of the state.

Brisbane residents who can't find a pool or a beach are sticking close to the air conditioning as the city sweats through a 39C maximum - the same temperature as Birdsville in the state's west.

Elsewhere in the state, Gatton almost reached 42C, Ipswich and Greenback soared past 40C.

Hot weather set to hit Perth cricket Test with three consecutive 40 degree days

  Hot weather set to hit Perth cricket Test with three consecutive 40 degree days Perth is looking at potential heatwave conditions for the first time since 2016, with temperatures expected to hover close to 40 degrees Celsius from Wednesday to Sunday this week.The Health Department said it was monitoring the forecast closely and would issue a warning by mid-week if the temperature met its threshold for a heatwave — three or more consecutive days when the forecast minimum and maximum temperatures average at least 32C.

Australians are set to swelter through a scorching heatwave as temperatures reach 40C amid The Scorching Heatwave is expected to bring highs of 40C Fire conditions are set to worsen due to extreme temperatures Queensland will experience a hot week with extreme highs, forcing health officials to warn

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A hot and very dry air mass from the outback is to blame to the sudden spike, which is up to 12 degrees above average for some areas.

While the sudden burst of heat is forcing residents to reach for the fans, Bureau of Meteorology meteorologist Jess Gardner said they were "not expecting any records to be broken at this stage".

"We could see some records broken for how long a run of hot temperatures we've had but we would have to look at that after the event," she said.

"We will see a bit of relief on Sunday with cooler temperatures and higher humidity but we're not expecting any significant rainfall for the next week or so."

Perth set to break December temp record .
Perth is set to have its third consecutive December day above 40C on Sunday, a record for the month.The mercury hit 41C early on Saturday, the second day in a row above 40, equalling the December record set in 1974, 2002 and 2007.

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