If you live in eastern Australia, then you know it’s hot.
The entire east coast of is currently in the grip of a heatwave classified by one climate researcher as ‘horrifying’.
Air conditioning systems are on full blast, with some areas in western Sydney reaching the early 40s.
Tomorrow is set to be even hotter, with highs of 47C predicted in some parts of eastern Australia before the thermometer finally drops late Sunday night.
Here’s a look at how everyone is coping with the extreme weather conditions.
Unlucky workers without air conditioning are currently melting.
— Michael Patterson (@Mick_Patterson_) February 10, 2017
Some are preparing for the heat apocalypse over the weekend.
So, I'm not going to be leaving the house for the next 3 days. Groceries were done late last night. I'm set. #SydneyHeatwave ?☀️
— Kaley (@kayilz) February 10, 2017
Some are seeing the lighter side.
— Jessica Braithwaite (@JessicaBraithw8) February 10, 2017
— Fiona Bateman (@fiona_bateman) February 10, 2017
— Sumen DesktronautRai (@sumenrai79) February 10, 2017
Meanwhile the Gunners have changed their name to Fans 'n' Hoses for their Aussie tour… #SydneyHeatwave
— Jess Bennett (@JessBennettTas) February 9, 2017
— JaneyMeissner (@JaneyHowe) February 10, 2017
Some are using tried and true tactical methods to keep core body temperature down.
— Jonathan Lees (@JLees91) February 9, 2017
It’s not all fun and games though.
— Richard McLellan (@RichardMcLellan) February 10, 2017
And finally, a very valid question.
— Lav (@lavvs01) February 9, 2017
It’s not just Australia copping the extreme weather.
While we bake, Americans are suffering from a massive snowstorm that saw temperatures drop to -6C before lunchtime.
And right now in Western Australia, it’s flooding and Perth posted its coldest February day on record yesterday.
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