We were warned all week that today was going to be a hot one, but when it reached 40 even before midday, the city went into ‘melt’-down.
Australians have been sweltering this week as a national heatwave engulfs our country. It's been so hot that the temperature of the Aussie Open court reached 69°C and conditions for the Tour Down Under haven't been much better.
Today, Adelaide reached 41 before midday before climbing and a sweaty high of 45.7 was reached in Roseworthy!
According to WeatherZone today marks the hottest two-day period in Adeaide in the last four years.
While some welcome the rays with open arms, others are struggling to deal with the raising heat.
Don't forget to also check up on the elderly and those who need care today.
For tips on how to keep your pets cool, click here.