Australia Southeast Queensland preparing for scorching heatwave

01:52  09 february  2018
01:52  09 february  2018 Source:

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Queensland 's record-breaking heatwave has hit the state's southeast . As people in Brisbane sweltered the Cancer Council warned there isn't enough shade in

States in the country's south - east are being told to prepare for a scorching heatwave .

After record breaking heat waves to start Summer, southeast Queensland is preparing for another round of scorching daytime temperatures. 

This time it will be even worse due to very uncomfortable and sleepless nights.

South Australia is currently in the middle of another heat wave as temperatures pushed into the forties again. Adelaide will suffer again on Friday and part of Saturday before a cooler change brings some relief. Sunday in Adelaide will see daytime temperatures 12-13 degrees cooler than today's maximum.

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Source: AAP. Australians are predicted to bear the brunt of a scorching heatwave later this week, with New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland , South Australia and Tasmania will all experience Low to severe intensity # heatwave conditions developing across southeast Australia from mid-week

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The bad news for Queenslanders is the cooler change across southern Australia will only push the heat into southeast Queensland.

Daytime temperatures will return into the thirties from tomorrow reaching the high thirties and possibly forty degrees across the weekend for Brisbane's western suburbs.

Overnight temperatures will also remain well above average leaving us all sleep deprived for a few days.

This heat is set to continue well into the middle of next week with nothing more than a few light isolated showers. This rise in humidity will only make the days feel even hotter as our bodies struggle to dissipate the heat.

Historicalluy February is the hottest month of the year, so we still have another three weeks of extreme daytime temperatures and uncomfortable evenings. On the positive side, Autumn is just around the corner.

For far North Queensland, we might also see some cyclonic development in the Coral Sea over the next week.

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