Sydney looks okay at midday Sunday local time. Click the screen shot for a webcam.
Screen grab from a story headlined Like a Furnace from Independent.co.uk.
“Highs of over 50C are expected, with meteorologists warning the heat could break the country’s existing record of 50.7C measured at Oodnadatta, South Australia, in 1960.”
50C is 122F. Below, stock photos from Broome, Sydney and Darwin.
“If you can’t breathe, nothing else matters.”
Motto of American Lung Association, quoted in the article Oceans suffocating as huge dead zones quadruple since 1950, scientists warn.