An owl suspected of heatstroke fell from a tree in Adelaide, South Australia, according tomedia. The local maximum temperature of the day reached 45.3 degrees Celsius, breaking the record for the december 1994 heat. Parts of Adelaide experienced the hottest night on record, with the minimum temperature reaching 33.6C at 10pm, the report said. On the 19th, the highest temperature in South Australia’s Narab Plain reached 49.9C, the fourth-highest temperature recorded in Australian history.
It is reported that Australia has been hit by high temperatures for days, 17 from the beginning of the national average temperature of more than 40 degrees Celsius, many break the record of high temperature. Canberra’s 39.3C, breaking the record for the highest temperature in the same period since 1994, reached 44C on The 20th in Melbourne, breaking the record for the same period in 1876.
The NSW heat continues, with the blaze stoathinging, killing two firefighters, destroying more than 800 homes and putting koalas at risk of extinction.
Professor David Karoly of the Australian Federal Organisation for Scientific and Industrial Research points out that climate change has raised temperatures by 1-1.5C on the basis of natural changes.