Australia has still not been returned to the private hitterecord to be broken. The average temperature came in at 40,9 ° c, 0.6 ° above the old record from 2013. In some regions, was the temperature above 45 degrees fahrenheit.
Meteorologists warn that in the most intense heat of later in the week to follow. The hitterecord will most likely be re-broken.
The australian states are for weeks on end was hit by a heat wave with a lot of forest fires as a result of it. Due to the ongoing drought, the fire brigade to great lengths to make the vlammenzeeën to extinguish the fire. Some try to burn the force of necessity-the fire in check.
In total, there are already nearly 2500 buildings were destroyed, and more than 1 million hectares (ha) of nature on fire. Four people have been through the fire, to the life to come. At least one hundred fires are on the east coast have dealt with as well.
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