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Australia Adds New Colors to Weather Forecasting Chart as Temperatures Skyrocket

Australia Adds New Colors to Weather Forecasting Chart as Temperatures Skyrocket | Regional Geography | Scoop.it
As heat records continue to be shattered with every passing day, Australia's Bureau of Meteorology has updated its weather forecasting chart to reflect rising temperatures.
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Stacey Jackson's curator insight, May 8, 2013 8:55 PM

It's unfortunate to see that climate change has become so bad that scientists are now re-working maps to reflect the increasing temperatures. As a geography student, I'd be interested to see this heat map side-by-side with a map on wildfires in Australia. My guess is there would be parallels. 

Cam E's curator insight, April 8, 1:08 PM

They should just skip the middle-man and make "Hell" a color. Dry land, low rainfall, and the flows of El Nino all contribute to the intense heat found in Australia.

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