Very hot temperatures are set to soar over the next few days, with most of NSW in a severe heatwave by the end of the week.
In NSW, conditions will worsen this week, with heatwave conditions set to descend across the state and the Australian Capital Territory from Wednesday onwards.
Across Thursday, Friday and Saturday, nearly the entire state of NSW will be sweltering under a severe heatwave, with patches of extreme heatwave conditions.
The NSW SES continues to support NSW RFS with their response to the ongoing fires, with many volunteers being deployed to assist in a number of key roles across the state.
Please ensure you stay up to date with current fire activity with Fires Near Me
Image: Bureau of Meteorology Thee day Heatwave Forecast for Thursday 19/12/2019, Friday 20/12/2019 and Saturday 21/12/2019
How you can prepare
It’s heating up across the state and during extreme heat you’re at risk of dehydration, heat exhaustion and even heat stroke. Chronic health conditions may also become worse. Stay cool and hydrated over the coming days with these simple steps:
- Drink plenty of water
- Keep cool
- Take care of others
- Have a plan
Remember your pets and livestock during this extreme heat and ensure you provide them with plenty water and shade.