Millions of Australians BAKE in punishing 48 degree heatwave on the west coast while other shiver and cop bucketing rain: Here’s what to expect this weekend
- Heatwave continues in northern parts of Australia, hitting a top of 48C in WA
- Warmer weather will continue on through Saturday across SA, NSW, QLD, WA
- Fire danger warning in parts of South Australia, reaching catastrophic levels
- Different story in Melbourne, seeing cooler temperatures with top of 23 on Sat
Australia is in for another weekend of extreme weather with one state facing scorching temperatures whilst another is hit with a post-winter chill.
A heatwave is sweeping across northern parts of Australia, forcing authorities to urge residents in affected areas to take precautions.