Australia is hot - 3 part - Amontono australia relación especial tort
Recordhigh heat has scorched australia this week with temperatures exceeding 104 degrees fahrenheit 40 degrees celsius for several days in a row in some areas.
Australias climate is governed mostly by its size and by the hot sinking air of the subtropical high pressure belt this moves north and south with the seasons the climate is variable with frequent droughts lasting several seasons thought to be caused in part by the el ni241osouthern oscillation.
This sizzling footage was captured two days after christmas in western australia and were getting sweaty just looking at it.
Weve all read reports about australias hot temperatures but one cafe owner went as far as cooking a steak in their car to show just how hot it really is.
Span classnews_dt07012018spannbsp018332a shortlived but blistering heat wave brought nearrecord temperatures to large areas of australia including a high of 117 degrees in a sydney suburb.
Span classnews_dt18092018spannbsp018332in australia and other hotter climates buildings are built to keep cool in the hot summer and in the uk and other colder climates the goal for buildings is to stay as warm as possible.
Australia has always suffered from bouts of extreme hot weather but the number and intensity of heatwaves is on the rise prompting a rethink of how the country lives works and plays in the sun.
Because its so hot at christmas time in australia there are quite often massive bush fires across the country many volunteer bush fire fighters are involved in saving people and property and travel from all over australia to help in other states.
Australias seasons are at opposite times to those in the northern hemisphere december to february is summer march to may is autumn june to august is winter and september to november is spring december to february is summer march to may is autumn june to august is winter and september to november is spring.