Sweltering heatwave set to scorch large parts of Australia until the new year

Australians are facing unprecedented heat, with some areas set for maximum temperatures above 40C for four days straight for the first time in 90 years. Extreme record-breaking heatwave conditions are forecast to sweep across four states over coming days, sparking health and fire warnings. A broad area stretching across much of southern Australia is set […]

Brisbane Set to Swelter as Heatwave Breaks Record in Mackay

Brisbane is bracing for temperatures five degrees above average as a heatwave sends temperatures skyrocketing further north. A low-intensity heatwave hit the state’s far north on Friday. Extreme heatwave conditions set in across northern and central Queensland starting Sunday. Cairns, Townsville, Rockhampton, Mackay and their surrounds sweltered through the weekend. The Bureau of Meteorology warned […]