Climate angst rises in Australia with record temperatures

Sydney Morning Herald: It`s official Just after midday on Saturday, the mercury reached 23 degrees - 25 is forecast - as Sydney posted its longest warm spell in records going back to 1910, says Sarah Perkins, a leading heatwave expert at the University of NSW. Sydney's 25.1 degrees on Friday matched the previous longest heatwave - defined as at least three consecutive days in the warmest 10 per cent for each date - of seven days set in August 1995. Including Saturday, that burst could stretch to at least 14 days.......

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