Weather conditions

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What the global heatwave means for Australia’s summer

The first week of this month was the hottest week on record according to the World Meteorological Organisation, but the Northern Hemisphere has continued to experience extreme weather conditions in the weeks since, across the U.S., Asia and Europe. In today’s deep dive we speak to climate scientist Associate Professor Sarah Perkins-Kirkpatrick about what’s led to these conditions and whether Australia will experience a similar summer.

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