How Hot Was It in Australia? Hot Enough to Melt Asphalt

Source: Inside Climate News

The New York Times

While an Arctic blast hit the U.S. last week, Australia saw a record-breaking heat wave that hit 118 degrees Fahrenheit in some places. Bushfires raged out of control near Melbourne, and on a stretch of highway between Sydney and Melbourne, asphalt melted in the heat.

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