Australia is Hot

Back to talking about natural disasters.   In the past, I talked about Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke. These can be brought on by heatwaves, which everyone in Australia should be acquainted with by now. This occur when the weather gets above 37 degrees Celsius and lasts three days or more. Australian heatwaves have caused…
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Cyclones

Continuing with our disaster today’s blog is about cyclones. These low-pressure systems form over warm waters but can continue as they progress over cooler waters. For us in Queensland, they are more likely to hit the east coast anywhere between Port Douglas and Maryborough, but that’s not very far north of Brisbane, so don’t count…
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