If you live on the east coast of Australia then you, like me, have probably been choking on smoke haze for weeks now. I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling as though this eerie, apocalyptic atmosphere is a grim reminder of the future we’re heading into.
If you’re even less lucky, you might be living in one of the many regional towns across NSW that are rapidly running out of water. In some places, there’s even talk of evacuation. Tuesday was also the hottest day ever recorded in Australia. Ever. And the rest of this week is a heatwave that’s unprecedented for this time of year — with some areas set to hit 50C.
Read the rest over at Eureka Street.