January 3, 2013. The second largest city in the country — Melbourne — and other towns of Victoria temperature in the coming days will exceed 40 degrees plus.
It is possible that in the coming week will be beaten all records of a hot and dry summer of 1972. According to ITAR-TASS, in many regions of the south Australia introduced a strict ban on campfires and set limits on water consumption. According to forecasters, the heat back down until the middle of January, when in these areas will cool southerly wind with the Antarctic.
South Australia Christmas came the heat
January 3, 2013. South of Green continent came extremely hot and dry weather. As reported by the National Bureau of Meteorology Australia, the thermometer in the second largest city in the country — Melbourne, as well as in other towns of Victoria in the coming days will rise above the level of 40 degrees.
It is expected that over the coming week may be broke all temperature records hot and dry summer of 1972. In Victoria and southern areas of the neighboring state of New South Wales introduced a strict ban on campfires, and in a number of cities and towns set to ration water use. According to forecasters, the heat back down until the middle of January, when these areas come with a cool southerly wind of Antarctica, ITAR-TASS reported.
The end of December and January in Australia — The traditional summer holidays and school holidays. Many Australians at this time go just to the southeast of the country, where are concentrated many resort areas.
Hot weather while sparing located 714 kilometers north-east of Melbourne's largest city country — Sydney. This afternoon, there were "only" plus 25 degrees, but the next weekend forecasters expect a "warming" to plus 32-35 degrees.