Australia could face its hottest day on record one week from now as an extreme heatwave in the nation’s west is set to advance east, forecasters stated. Temperatures are probably going to surpass 40C in numerous areas from Wednesday, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says.
The present record of 50.7C was set on 2 January 1960 in the outback town of Oodnadatta in South Australia. Fire weather alerts have been given for parts of Western Australia and Queensland.
In Perth, in Western Australia, temperatures are estimated to stay high toward the end of the week, arriving at 40C on Saturday and 41C on Sunday.
One week from now, the extraordinary heat is probably going to proceed in parts of Western Australia and furthermore influence parts of South Australia, where Adelaide should see highs of 40C on Tuesday and Wednesday, 41C on Thursday and 42C on Friday.
In Melbourne, in Victoria state, the temperature is forecast to hit 41C on Friday. The heatwave is likewise expected to influence parts of New South Wales and southern parts of the Northern Territory.
Claude Denni was born and raised in San Jose. Claude has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade having contributed to several large publications including the Daily Democrat here in Californiar and NPR. As a journalist for Coastal Morning Star, Claude covers national and international developments.