Heatwave hits inland Australia  

Posted by Big Gav in ,

After last year's record breaking temperatures we are having a hot start to 2014 in Australia as well (apparently it reached 54 degrees in inland South Australia) - Heatwave hits inland Australia.

Extreme conditions continued yesterday, with soaring temperatures in areas extending from Queensland's interior to Central Australia and north-western New South Wales.

On Thursday temperature records again tumbled in central, western and north-west Queensland, with the mercury topping 40 degrees Celsius in a number of areas. "Century Mine in the far north-west of the state got up to 44.6 today, Camooweal 45.5, a new January record, the Monument Airport 45.9, another January record," said the weather bureau's Peter Otto. "Bedourie police station [recorded] 47.3 [degrees], which is an annual extreme for them, and Birdsville got up to 48.6."

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I think we know what this means.

Come Budget Time the BOM will lose it's funding, or at least get a cut until they get it right!

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