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Tech & Science Heatwave Sydney records its hottest November night

17:15  29 november  2020
17:15  29 november  2020 Source:   20minutes.fr

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Sydney has recorded its hottest November night on record , with daytime temperatures expected to hit 40C on Sunday. The Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has predicted a five or six-day heatwave in parts of northern NSW and southeast Queensland.

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The night from Saturday to Sunday was the hottest on record for a month of November in Sydney, the largest city in Australia , which is currently experiencing a period of heatwave with temperatures rising during the day up to 40 ° .

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Sydney and parts of NSW sweated through the hottest November night on record , with no respite likely until late Sunday afternoon. 'Insanely hot ' and sticky night smashes 64-year-old weather record .

Sydney has recorded its second hottest November day with temperatures reaching 40.9 Celsius at 3:05pm, as heatwave conditions grip much of New South Wales. By 2:28pm, Penrith, in the city's west, reached 41.9C while the Observatory Hill weather station recorded 40.9C by 3:05pm.

At its lowest, the temperature in the middle of the night fell to 25 ° 3, but at 4.30 am it had already risen to 30 °, and quickly reached 40 ° in the middle of the day again, for the second consecutive day.

All fires are forbidden

The region of New South Wales , where the city is located, is "in severe heatwave", according to the meteorological services, and other cities in south-eastern Australia have they also broke new heat records on Saturday, with 43 ° 2 at Griffith and 45 ° 7 at Mildura.


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Authorities banned all fires from most of the region, which had been affected by catastrophic fires during of the last austral summer. About 60 forest fires were underway in the region, but most were under control, thanks in particular to cool winds from the south.

These were the first fires since s devastating summer of 2019-2020 , which burned an area the size of almost half of France, killed 33 people and forced tens of thousands to flee. These fires had also burned or forced to flee nearly of

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People pack Sydney ’s beaches as the city swelters through a weekend of back-to-back 40C temperatures, setting the record for the hottest November night since records began more than 160 years A packed Bondi Beach on Saturday as heatwave conditions grip Sydney and much of NSW.

November heat records in parts of NSW have been broken. People at Manly this morning enjoyed some sunshine before the worst of the heatwave hit Sydney . "There were a few places that recorded record maximum temperatures, as in the hottest November night -time for a while," she

's three billion animals, and cost the economy seven billion dollars.

The scary predictions of scientists The current heatwave comes two weeks after government scientists warned that climate change would bring more forest fires, droughts and cyclones for Australia.

Australia is still heavily dependent on fossil fuels, and its conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison has repeatedly denied that there is a link between climate change and forest fires.

He also said he was determined to keep Australia one of the major exporters of fossil fuels.

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Australia in for 47C heatwave before thunderstorms batter east coast .
While the warm temperatures will last throughout the weekend, the country's south-east can brace for wild rain and storms over Saturday.Queensland and northern NSW will experience 'severe' conditions with temperatures reaching as high as 47C inland, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.

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