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Canberra’s New Year’s Eve fireworks displays have been cancelled with a total fire ban declared for the ACT until Wednesday morning. Key points: Thousands of people were expected to attend the fireworks displays at Civic Square A total fire ban is in place in the ACT until 6:00am on Wednesday Authorities are yet to decide…

Yesterday was Australia’s most popular day ever before – however it’s a document not likely to last lengthy

Map: Adelaide 5000 Yesterday was Australia’s hottest day on record, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). The average temperature across the country was 40.9 degrees Celsius, breaking the mark of 40.3C set in January 2013, but it’s a record unlikely to last for long. Temperatures were well over 45C for much…

Your life with the lens of environment adjustment

Global warming is already changing the world before our eyes — let’s see what has happened in your lifetime. When were you born? From top to bottom, these stripes use Bureau of Meteorology data to show how temperatures have changed in Australia since 1910. The colours indicate how much the average temperature of each year…