February 5, 2018 – 7:00pm (AEST)In Melbourne, the temperature is expected to dip to around 40 degrees Celsius by early evening.
In Sydney, the mercury will reach 40.5C by the early hours of February 7.
In Brisbane, the city will reach the peak of the temperature on February 10, with the mercury at 46.5F.
In Canberra, it will hit a high of 47.7F by the time the sun rises at 3:00am.
Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane have been the hottest cities in Australia so far this year, with Melbourne at 39.3F and Sydney at 41.7.
In Perth, the heat wave will kick into high gear in the morning and peak at around 7:30am.
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