Well, it seems we are getting a two-day reprieve from the heat wave where I am with temperatures back down in the low to mid 30′s before climbing back up to the 40′s again. There has been plenty written in the last few days about our record-breaking heat wave and the bushfires which continue on unabated. For me one of the most startling images to come out has been the BOM’s interactive temperature map. Why? Because for the first time, they have had to add two new colours to accommodate temperatures over 50 degrees C (122F). We can no doubt expect to see more and more pink and purple over the coming years.
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