Australian town hits record high temperature of 50.7℃

Emus walk single file across the sun-baked Pinnacles Desert in Western Australia. The coastal town of Onslow hit a scorching 50.7℃ yesterday afternoon. – EPA pic, January 14, 2022.

A REMOTE town in Western Australia has equalled the country’s hottest day on record, reporting a scorching 50.7℃, the Bureau of Meteorology said.

Such temperatures could become commonplace in Australia due to global warming, the country’s Climate Council warned.

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