temperatures up to 49 degree have Australia probably until into the new year. In the southern part of the continent up to 16 degrees Celsius, it is currently hotter than usual, said the meteorological office on Friday.
record high temperatures were measured, therefore, in the southern areas of four States, as well as in the Northern Territory. At the hottest it was in the small town of Marble Bar in the state of Western Australia, where the Thermometer reached on Thursday to 49.3 degrees Celsius. In large cities such as Sydney, the temperatures were around 40 degrees. Thousands of people were there on the beaches to cool off.
The health authorities have been warning of high ozone concentrations in the air and called on the people, not the extreme heat. Across the country, a fire ruled to ban. The emergency services were due to the Bush fires in the state of alert of the threat.
High temperatures, drought and Bush fire in the Australian summer, nothing Unusual. However, as a result of climate change, the number of extremely hot days and severe fires is also increasing on the continent. (fal/sda)
Created: 28.12.2018, 16:55 PM