People cool down in front of fans at the Sydney International tennis tournament in Sydney. Photo: AFP People cool down in front of fans at the Sydney International tennis tournament in Sydney. Photo: AFP
People cool down in front of fans at the Sydney International tennis tournament in Sydney. Photo: AFP

Temperatures to soar above 40 degrees as heatwave sweeps eastern Australia

The Bureau of Meteorology predicts an extreme heatwave straddling the inland border of Queensland and New South Wales, with Bourke in the NSW outback and Thargomindah in Queensland’s channel country tipped to reach the highest temperatures of 45 degrees and 44 degrees respectively

People cool down in front of fans at the Sydney International tennis tournament in Sydney. Photo: AFP People cool down in front of fans at the Sydney International tennis tournament in Sydney. Photo: AFP
People cool down in front of fans at the Sydney International tennis tournament in Sydney. Photo: AFP
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