Heat health alert issued as temperatures set to soar across Melbourne, Australia
AUTHORITIES have issued a heat health alert with temperatures set to soar across Melbourne suburbs this weekend.
Highs of 36C on Friday and 38C on Saturday are forecast as 2015 gets off to a scorching start.
The Department of Health issued the warning this week and people are urged to look after young children, the elderly, and ill neighbours and relatives.
Maroondah City Council has warned that some of its services might be altered or cancelled on Friday to encourage at-risk people to stay out of the heat.
Courtesy of The Herald Sun