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So hot in Australia they’ve had to add new colors to the weather map

In Uncategorized on January 8, 2013 at 7:49 pm

According to The Telegraph,

The scorching conditions are set to continue into the coming week and prompted the national Bureau of Meteorology to take the extraordinary measure of revamping its weather charts. New colours have been added to forecasting maps — deep purple and pink — to mark out areas experiencing peaks above 122F (50C).

 The colours have come in for immediate use, with large purple blotches appearing on the weather map for next Sunday and Monday. Temperatures in parts of the state of South Australia are tipped to exceed 122F (50C).