The temperature in the city of Adelaide reaches 50 degrees Celsius. The record has not been beaten for 80 years there! The previous one was set in the capital of the state of Victoria, Melbourne, where the thermometer rose to 46.4 degrees Celsius. It was in 2009.
In social networks, locals share pictures of roasting meat literally in a car left under the sun. Some of them make scrambled eggs using burning asphalt instead of a cooker!
The expert of power grids warns people about possible problems with electricity caused by active use of air conditioners. Some eateries stopped working until the temperature drops to at least 25 degrees Celsius. Otherwise, they cannot guarantee the freshness of the products.