One-fifth of Australia could see temperatures above 40C this weekend

On Friday Sydney Airport recorded its hottest February day with 42.9C, while areas around Ivanhoe could hit 48C this weekend

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36

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45

Alice

Springs

Brisbane

Ivanhoe

Perth

Sydney

Adelaide

Melbourne

24C

27

30

33

36

39

42

45

Alice

Springs

Brisbane

Perth

Ivanhoe

Sydney

Adelaide

Melbourne