It is predicted to be 44degrees Celcius in Melbourne and Geelong today. That's 111F in the primitive, old-fashioned, American methods of measuring things. That's pretty freaking hot. It will be the hottest day on record they are saying.
It'll be bad, really bad. How bad?
In fact, it'll be the worst day in history no less.
The previous record high was set in 1983, when bushfires ripped through the Otways (down by Bell's Beach for those of you who remember the movie "Point Break"). I remember the ashes in the air 50kms up wind. And a giant dust-storm, such as you'd see in Arabia or northern Africa, rolled across the state.
I hope my mum stays indoors and avoids her usual lawn-bowls routine. No-one in Melbourne has air-con because it only gets real hot like this for a few days a year...
Stay cool Victoria!
Meanwhile, in London, The Ex is up to her ankles in snow!
Global warming... or global storming?
Australia hot, England cold. I don't see any major cognitive dissonances there.
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