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Australia’s summer heat hints at worse to come

a couple shelter from the heat
A couple shelter from the heat at Sydney’s Bondi Beach. Photograph: William West/AFP/Getty

If the third warmest January on record occurred during a La Niña event, scientists are asking what El Niño has in store

February 27, 2017 — Right now south-eastern Australia is having an unbearable summer. Temperatures in Sydney have regularly been in the upper 30s in recent weeks, while inland areas have had several days in the mid-40s. Continue reading Australia’s summer heat hints at worse to come