AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes

AUSTRALIA ~ The Antipodes
I love a sunburnt country / A land of sweeping plains / Of ragged mountain ranges / Of droughts and flooding rains / I love her far horizons / I love her jewel-sea / Her beauty and her terror / The wide brown land for me / ~ Dorothea Mackellar (1885-1968)

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Friday, January 17, 2014

it's a heat wave...


These are today's summer morning skies before another heat wave predicted to be 44 degrees centigrade.
(Yesterday morning's pre heat wave skies are on my Mornington Peninsula blog HERE.)
There is a kind of eerie light mist.
This is the 4th day in a row of heat wave conditions.
So far, my peninsula has had one fire which was promptly water bombed.

heat wave morning
slowly embarks on a
vicious drama




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7 comments:

Christian Weiß said...

Beautiful photos, I miss the heat here.

Sallie Rainville said...

Just before being here I visited Barb up in the mountains of Colorado, who has been snowbound for a few days due to blizzard conditions. What an amazing world we live in, and how incredible to be able to visit you both virtually!

Lea said...

It has been a very cold winter here. Summer (June, July, August) will be hot, but hopefully not as hot as yours. Hope you get some relief from the high temperatures soon.
I like the second photo best
Happy Sky Watch Friday!
Lea

Karen said...

Those temperatures are nasty! I am glad the fire didn't reach you!

Lina Gustina said...

Wonderful shots!
Flooding occurs in some areas here. Stay cool there.
www.womenandperspectives.com/2014/01/sky-watch-wave-in-sky.html

ladyfi said...

Nice shots. Hope you manage to keep cool.

Carol L McKenna said...

Beautiful photo and temps are similar in New England ~ but not for long ~ Happy Weekend to you ~ carol, xxx (A Creative Harbor)

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