It's Looking Like Melbourne Will Have A Long, Hot, Dry Summer
Start the aircon now.
The latest long range forecast makes pretty grim reading for our fire crews.
Meterologists say we should get ready for a long, hot summer – with below average rain.
This follows a winter with lower-than average rain. If predictions are correct, this will be the 18th warm season with above average temperatures in a row.
Already New South Wales and Queensland have experienced the most destructive start to bushfire season on record.
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