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As Australia sweats, calls raised for a heatwave ranking system, akin to cyclones
As the intensity and frequency of heatwaves across Australia increases, there is a growing call for a ranking system, much like the one already in place for cyclones. When you hear a warning for a heatwave over the weekend, you tend to take it a bit more lightly. Dr Loridan's call came as much of eastern Australia sizzled in the region's first major heatwave of summer, the SMH reported.
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