A report on extreme weather of Australia has attributed this problem to the climate change. Recently, the Australian weather witnessed scorching heat.
This heat of summer affected eastern and southeastern coasts of the country. Such weather has been followed by heavy rains and flooding in the more densely populated states of New South Wales and Queensland.
This instance left at least six people dead and approximately $2.43 billion was damaged along the eastern seaboard. At least 123 weather records were broken recently in a short span of 90 days.
Shocking figures have unveiled that in 102 years since Australia began collecting national records, there have been 21 days when the country showed temperature of more than 102 degrees Fahrenheit (39 Celsius), and eight of them were in 2013.