Originally Posted by Midnite Zephyr
I heard on the news that it's so hot in Oz that they had to use new colors to graphically depict the heat on a map. I don't think you'll see any drums being burned anytime soon. Stay cool!
True Bon, they've added purple for temps over 50C. A few days ago was the hottest ever day around the country - the average temp for the nation that day was over 40C (104F) in the hottest week in our history. In my suburb it peaked at a touch over 42C (108F). It was still 34 (92) at midnight.
// end Polly's Sydney weather channel