SYDNEY— A month out from what is forecast to be a scorching summer, Australia has experienced its hottest October day on record.
The average high across the country on Saturday reached 36.39 degrees celsius, the highest for the month of October since records began in 1910. It surpassed the previous record of 36.31 degrees set in 1988
A spokesman from the Bureau of Meteorology told the Sydney Morning Herald that it wasn’t just the recording of these high temperatures across more than 20 stations that was noteworthy, but also the timing of the weather events Read more…
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