Category Archives: Heat Wave

Extensive period of heat last days to even weeks

Pyrocumulus Time-Lapse of the Green Wattle Fire 4th January 2020 during record heat wave conditions

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The Green Wattle Fire burned through thousands of hectares of land. Spectacular national parks and wilderness went up in flames! The pyrocumulus timelapse filmed here is the of the Green Wattle Fire.  The bush fire had been going for many weeks but it consequently flared up once more. The whole region was devastated. Pyrocumulus clouds developed when strong fire plumes rise. As smoke rises it finally cools to a temperature that allows the smoke particles to condense into cloud.

Coincidentally, Penrith recorded a temperature of 48.9C  -  a greater Sydney record set in 1939! Incredibly, it was so hot you could fry an egg!

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Alternate reasoning to Climate Change

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Some interesting reading in regards to alternative reasoning behind bushfires and why climate change is not necessarily to blame

 

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By Christopher Monckton of Brenchley This will be a long posting, because it is necessary to nail the childish myth that global warming caused the bushfires in Australia. The long, severe drought i…

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How a 24-DAY heatwave in January 1896 saw temperatures hit 49 degrees

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Yes when you hear of these descriptions you cannot ignore them! People dropping dead in the middle of the streets is definitely a sign of extreme heat exhaustion!

 

How a 24-DAY heatwave in January 1896 saw temperatures hit 49 degrees

Despite warnings that last week's heatwave was one of the worst on record, in January 1896 Australia sweltered through 24 days with maximum temperatures above 38 degrees.

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