Australia’s blistering heat set records for December: weather bureau

A koala grooms itself near a sprinkler during a heatwave in Springfield's Carrick Hill, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia in this still image taken from social media video January 15, 2019. Catherine Lawless via REUTERS

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia reported its hottest day on record for December and it was also the warmest December ever, during a heatwave that began last month and has continued into January, the country’s Bureau of Meteorology said on Thursday. Every Australian state and territory was affected by the heatwave at some stage and numerous […]

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