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Bundaberg’s record-challenging heat



Ben Domensino,

Tuesday February 23, 2021 – 13:08 EDT

Parts of central Queensland had an exceptionally warm day on Monday, with Bundaberg registering its highest temperature in more than a century.

Hot inland air was driven towards Queensland’s central coast on Monday by west to southwesterly winds flowing across the state. These offshore winds were caused by a large low pressure system moving over the Tasman Sea.

Image: Visible satellite image showing cloud spiralling around a large low pressure system over the Tasman Sea on Monday.

Bundaberg Airport registered a maximum temperature 38.6ºC on Monday afternoon. This was 8.2ºC above the long-term…



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